This is a modest village, consisting of a few faded houses facing onto a
Martin de Queyrières was built in the Middle Ages, on the pilgrims' route
to Saint James of Compostella. It has an old church, partly built in the
16th century which proudly points its beautiful Romanesque belltower of
several stories towards the sky.
We must not forget the Chapel of Saint Roch, made up of a strange hotch-potch
of styles, dressed stones and a painted belltower. Nearby, you can admire
the wall paintings in the Chapels of St Hyppolyte and St Jacques de
Prelles, both dating back to the 16th century.
With its little fountains and signs half erased by time, this gently
dozing village will calm the most stressed amongst you ... who can then
take it out on the nearby climbing cliffs (over 60 climbing routes in
On the site of Les Vignettes, you will be astonished to learn that there
are many caves in the cliffs, where there still remain traces of the wine-making
activity which took place in this area. In 1939, 84 presses were still operating,
which made it the highest vineyard in Europe, at an altitude of 1250 m !