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Garde Guerin - Medieval Village
Located at the gateway to the Cévennes to about 900 meters above sea level, the village of Garde Guérin is a small medieval city of the XIIth century. This medieval village is situated on the Régordane way. The Régordane way, the communication route from the 12th siécle, between Nimes and Le Puy en Velay, crosses this region. His origin would be ancient even much more and would go back up before the Roman civilization. We find on his passage of the strengthened points: the castle of Doors (at the top of the pass of the same name), in the direction of Alès, while more in the North, after Villefort is the medieval village (registered on Historic Monuments) of the Guarde Guérin, who dominates the gorges(breasts) of Chassezac. This village possesses a very beautiful Romanic church of the XIIth century, dedicated to Saint Michel, boss of the Knights Pariers. She was classified as "Historic Monument" in 1929. It is one of the most remarkable religious monuments of the region.
In 1992, the village was of used as the setting to the movie of Christian Fechner : "Justinien Trouvé ou le Bâtard de Dieu".