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Uncovering Glanum from a Pile of Rocks in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg:

Nutmeg is reasonably certain she is not the first person to walk through the Glanum archaeological site, near St Remy de Provence, and consider that mankind is relatively insignificant in the passage of time.

Ashes to ashes

Dust to dust

Rocks to rocks

A previous G&N blog post “Glanum Glorious Views” covers much of the history of this site. The following post is a short overview only as an excuse to show off a few new photos. The main street in Glanum is pictured above….Continue reading here for details on this important settlement that began with Gallic inhabitants in the 7th Century BC and was occupied until the Romans were forced out by the Franks in 260AD. Glanum is a “Must Visit” site if you are staying in or near St Remy de Provence.

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Stone altar dedicated to Cybèle mother goddess of the mountains who rejected Zeus’ advances.

Important details for Glanum:

Site archéologique de Glanum
Avenue Vincent Van Gogh
13210 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Click here for opening hours

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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride was at six-months old, her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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