Sainte Marthe - From Inside, France

Sainte Marthe - From Inside, France
Sainte Marthe - From Inside, France
Sainte Marthe is a historic area in Tarascon, France located along the river Rhone. It is known for its 12th century church and spectacular views of the river. The church, made of stone, is commonly assumed to be of Romanesque style, but its architecture actually combines several elements from different periods. Its bell tower is from the Gothic period and its porch from the Renaissance. In the nearby village of Mercues, you can find the house of the famous French author Alphonse de Lamartine which can be visited inside. The village is also home to a preserved 18th century windmill and a Romanesque baptistery. The touristic village of Sainte Marthe is known for its great restaurants, cafes, and galleries. It's also a great place to go for walks along the river Rhone to admire the beautiful countryside of Tarascon.