Tourrettes is a beautiful medieval village perched on a narrow spur of land extending from very rocky hills, with the gorge of a small stream deep below one high wall of buildings. This from the west.
A typical 'villages-perchés' - perched village of Provence. From below, on an old railway viaduct.
From the east side, at the cemetery.
Also from the cemetery.
A panorama, looking south west.
The railway viaduct below the town.
East side of Tourettes
East side of Tourettes
East side of Tourettes, with water wheel for olive press.
The old mill wheel for pressing olives.
Bougainvillea on the path into Tourettes
On old wheel
Foot of the plane tree outside the Café du Midi
Water trough in Place de la Libération (le lavoir)
Water pump, with candle.
Walking before dinner
Saturday night jazz.
Pillars from the railway viaduct above the confiserie at Pont du Loup
Angular boulder in the Loup, resulting for the building of the road in the rock above.  Most other rocks in the valley are very worn and rounded.
As it says on the sign, stove for distilling lavander extract.
View of Gourdon. another perched village.
Provencal tiles
Medusa, or similar, outside the church at Gourdon
View of the Loup Valley. Pont du Loup and old viaduct pillars are bottom left.
The "house" is just round the corner, going left down the valley.