Ancien Hotel de Ville ou Hotel de Rouvil
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Old City Hall or Hotel Rouvil
The hotel Rouvil belonged to an old family of Bonnieux. This particular hotel became the new home commute in 1859, common house originally installed rue Droite "steep and narrow street that is most convenient to serve the population and service needs. For similar reasons, the town hall was transferred down the village in 2006.
A tower was to be built at the judicial court to receive a new clock. This project is dropped in favor of the hotel Rouvil, the front door northwest clock and a little steeple with wrought iron campanile. The wedding hall is an ancient ceremonial room. A cave carved into the rock shows to be more ancient. After a broad staircase, a portal to the ornate entablature, flanked by two pilasters and topped by a pediment cornice, opens onto a small courtyard. Front of the hotel, a mansion, probably built on a medieval foundation, was the object of many changes over the centuries (gate in the arch received a Florentine framing treatment).
On the North side, another entrance opens onto a garden with a house that sheltered a nineteenth century the school of boys, and in the years 50/60 school for young housewives.
The calade stairs
Erected by Mairie de Bonnieux. (Marker Number 7.)
Location. 43° 49.381′ N, 5° 18.473′ E. Marker is in Bonnieux, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, in Vaucluse Département. Marker can be reached from Rue des Penitents Blanc. Click for map. The 'road' is for foot traffic only. Marker is in this post office area: Bonnieux, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 84480, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rue Voltaire (within shouting distance of this marker); Place du Moulin a Huile (within shouting distance of this marker); Bonnieux (within shouting distance of this marker); Belvedere (within shouting distance of this marker); Escaliers Emile Gardon (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Vieille Eglise (about 90 meters away); Rue Droite (about 180 meters away).
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