Inside Aigues-Mortes Walls: History, Torture and Transformation
Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger:
There are hardly more historically significant towns in France than Aigues-Mortes. Within the walled city, legends and facts reveal a rich history of conquering heroes and suffering martyrs. Today the place has transformed into a popular destination for travelers, filled with souvenir shops and sidewalk cafes. Visit with me inside the walls of Aigues-Mortes.
…Continue reading here learn about this once very strategic location under the reign of King Louis IX. Aigues-Mortes translates into “dead waters,” which makes it a terrific location for the production of Fleur de Sel (harvested sea salt). Discover the dark history of battles and torture behind the rampart walls of this fascinating town. Barefoot Blogger recommends the guided visit from Tourism Office is the best way to understand the history of Aigues-Mortes.
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