Stunning Templar Fortress In France

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Stunning Templar Fortress In France

Built by the Knights Templar, the fortress village of Couvertoirade is set in the heart of the dusty and otherwise inhospitable Causse du Larzac. As you approach you you are surprised by the two towers that spring from the rocky chaos all around.

 

Come through the old fortified gateway, a meander of streets, small covered passageways and 15th century houses await you. Climb up to the chemin de ronde walkway on the ramparts and you dominate the listed village and admire the exceptionally well preserved surrounding countryside.

One of the most atmospheric villages in all of France, La Couverttoirade reminds us of the selfless dedication with which the Knights Templar served and protected generations of pilgrims……

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