Provence – The Roman Province along the via Julia

Provence – The Roman Province along the via Julia

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in France, Provence-Alps Maritime | No Comments

Along the via Julia Augusta (via Aurelia): Aix, Pont Flavien, Frejus, Nice, La Turbie In 13 BC, the via Julia Augusta went east from Arelate (Arles) to Aix en Provence, Fréjus, Nice and into the Ligurian coast of the Italian peninsula where it merged with the via Amelia, via Postumia and via Aurelia back to […]

Provence – The Roman Province along the via Agrippa

Provence – The Roman Province along the via Agrippa

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in France, Loire Valley, Provence-Alps Maritime | No Comments

Along the via Agrippa: Arles (Arelate), Barbegal Mill, Carpentras (Carpentoracte), Orange (Arausio), Vaison La Romaine (Vasio), Vienne (Viennensium) The three great roads of the Roman Province were the via Domitia, the via Agrippa and the via Julia Augusta. The latter became known as the via Aurelia in the 3rd century when Aurelian (Lucius Domitius Aurelianus Augustus) became Rome’s 44th Emperor. […]

Provence – The Roman Province along the via Domitia

Provence – The Roman Province along the via Domitia

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in France, Languedoc, Provence-Alps Maritime | No Comments

Along the via Domitia: Ambrussum – Nîmes – Pont du Gard – Mas de Tourelles –  Saint Rémy de Provence and Glanum – Les Baux de Provence and Les Trémaïés –   Apt and Pont Julien La Provincia di Roma, as it was known during the Roman empire, actually extends past the current borders of Provence. Redistricting over the […]

2004-Provence and the Alps Maritime

Posted by on Sep 14, 2004 in France, Provence-Alps Maritime | No Comments

St Remy de Provence We always liked St Remy, a town you can literally cover in about an hour. There are the usual crafts shops, art galleries and of course, the ubiquitous cafés and restaurants, but, for some reason, we keep on coming back here. For years St Remy was owned by the Grimaldi family […]