The Via Domitia was a road, built by the Romans more than 2000 years ago. It has fashioned and influenced all the towns and villages it crosses or
The film - Suivez la Via Domitia - follow the Via Domitia, shows remains from the past and characteristics from the present day.
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In Apt the film shows images from the town and excavations from Roman times.
In Saignon remains of Middle Ages and a Romanesque church.
The former Abbey Saint Eusèbe is part of the town of Saignon.
Viens shows buildings from the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
In Haute Provence it shows the production of lavender, angora goats, chick peas
sage, sheep and the Gorges of Oppedette.
In the village of Vachères the "Warrior of Vachères" was found .
Céreste is the first stopping-place on the way to the Alps. The film also shows the excavation of the remains of the Roman bridge in 2009 and the former monastery Carluc.
In Mane it shows a Mediaval bridge, a part of the Via Domitia, the citadelle and the former monastery Salagon.
Speaker: Anne Pont
Music: Ensemble Claude Robin Désiré