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Mallet square
Bagnols sur Ceze
Mallet square - Bagnols sur Ceze Mallet square is situated in the historical center of Bagnols-sur-Ceze. It owes its unique appearance to its ring of arcades and the hôtels particuliers that rise above them (15th-18th centuries). The Hôtel Mallet was once known as the Hôtel d'Augier, named after the viguier of King Louis XIII who resided there several times. The hôtel was bequeathed to the town by Dr. Auguste Mallet in 1879. Its cellars with ribbed vaults have been converted into exhibition halls.
  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 1621.
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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