Aigues-Vives, Herault - Village in the Minervois

aigues vives, with minerve in distance

Photo of the Week - January 7 2001

walking country
View of Aigues-Vives, and the Cesse valley

Away from the main road to Minerve, up in the hills that are between Aigues Vives and Bize Minervois, are some lovely walks and trails. Here you see the vines all tidy ready for the next years growth, traces of wild animals (sanglier - wild pig - a seclusive animal - is found in these parts), and overgrown vineyards, walls, paths, ruins that hold secrets of the past - Roman villas, and forts .....

vineyard near aigues vives, minervois

Vineyard carefully tendered to near Aigues Vives

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