Built on the site of a former priory, the village of Saussines features a series of winegrowers' houses representative of the agrarian history of the Vidourle region, the oldest dating from the 18th century, with their exterior staircase and ground-floor cellar.

At the eastern end of the village, you'll find a remarkable group of winegrowers' residences, with their vast portals, private cellars and "bourgeois" houses, bearing witness to the prosperity of the late 19th century.

The church of Saint-Etienne, a fine example of the Second Romanesque period, boasts an austere and monumental west facade. It is one of the best preserved in the region.

Mentioned as early as 844 and again in 1090 in the Cartulaire de Maguelone, it was the seat of a priory dependent on the Abbey of Psalmodi.

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The commune also preserves Gallo-Roman remains scattered across its territory. Fragments of Roman tiles, amphorae and dolia can be seen in the garrigue.

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Brochure: Saussines stroll