Pons: Not only a Dictionary ;)

Even though the name of the dictionary publisher is derived not from this French community, but from the Latin word for “bridge”, we initially thought back to our school time when reading the name of this place for the first time.

Journey to Bordeaux via Pons
Journey to Bordeaux via Pons

However, an impressive historical center with donjon and castle awaited us here. The mediaeval fortified tower in the romantic style is 30 meters high and was declared a “monument historique” in 1912. The castle, which today houses the town administration, was built in 1621 after the devastating march of the army of Louis XIII. built.

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