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Saint Alexandre
Saint Alexandre
Population :: 993
Town hall :: 04 66 39 18 63
Saint Alexandre 

The small 12th-century Provençal village of Saint-Alexandre is situated in a dale of oaks and arbutus trees. You will discover many trails that lead you through the vines, streams, and forests.
heritage Saint AlexandreThe chapel of the Saint: it was once the chapel of the castle, which is now the town hall. It served as the burial place for the lords' families until 1789. It was sacked during the upheavals of this period, but the Renaissance-style statue of the Virgin Mary, made from the wood of a fig tree, was saved by a parishioner.
The church and its bell-tower: above the entrace stands the ceramic statue of Saint Alexandre, bishop and patron of the village. This church's structure corresponds to the typical layout of the Romanesque church with three naves.
The chapel of Saint Joseph: it was built over the site of a former cemetery that joined, on its southern edge, the parish church.
history Saint Alexandre, a 12th-century village, takes its name from Saint Alexandre, the bishop who came to christianize the town. The inhabitants decided to give his name to their village.
local products 17 private wineries in Saint Alexandre.