|| The Hôtel de Luynes formerly belonged to
the family of Thomas Alberti of Florence, the royal viguier of Bagnols-sur-Ceze
during the 15th century. His grandson Charles, marquis d'Albert and duc de
Luynes, was head of the royal council under King Louis XIII from 1617 to
In this square, you can see a wrought-iron cross designed by Rollin which commemorates
the mission advocated by the famous abbot Bridaine in 1750.
In the 19th century, its paved surface earned it the reputation as the most beautiful
square in Languedoc, second only to Montpellier.
Today, merchants fill the square every Wednesday morning during the weekly market.
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of Bagnols-sur-Cèze at: 04 66 89 54 61
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