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The story goes that Clio, muse of history, has thrown a spell upon Viviers. Like Sleeping Beauty on the banks of the Rhone, the town thus preserves its ancient beauty: everything seems to be frozen in a special open-air museum! Registered as a French heritage site, like Lyon or Uzès, the historic center is full of unexpected treasures. With its sumptuous renaissance facade, the Knights’ House is considered one of the emblematic monuments of the region while the Gothic choir of the cathedral with its stone lace blazes majestically above the historic down-town. Precious architectural vestiges are hidden in the small cobblestone archways and streets. Get lost in that small southern town and listen to past centuries whispering their secrets.