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Toulouse - Albi - Carcassone - Beziers - La Couvertoirade
Have you ever heard of the city called Carcassonne? some of you might...but how about the last Templar village La Couvertoirade? Here you actually enter the Middle Ages and you feel like hundreds of years ago, back in the past. Come with us...
Nestling at the heart of the Causse du Larzac,
in wild, unspoilt countryside, the medieval village
of La Couvertoirade has retained a truly
remarkable group of buildings from its
Templar and Hospitaller past.
Two military and religious orders from the
Crusades built this city.
These are the Order of the Temple (the Templars)
and the Order of the Hospital or Knights of the
Order of St. John of Jerusalem (the Hospitallers).
The towers and wall-walk of the ramparts,
fortified doors, Templar castle from the late
12th century, fortress church from the 14th
century, paved side streets dotted with typical
stone houses, and old residences like the
Scipione House and the Grailhe Mansion.
Carcassonne, situated on the left bank of the
River Aude, is the largest fortified city in Europe!
Those who love heritage and old buildings can
have a great time exploring the old city.
The picture shows the city seen from the old
Béziers is an ancient Roman city.
The city view from the right bank of the Orb is
particularly charming. Stone arched bridges,
including the overpass of the Canal du Midi over
the Orb, lie at the foot of the Saint-Nazaire
Cathedral, built on a plateau, and the surrounding
Toulouse also called the pink city has a small
center, and you can reach most interesting
places in the downtown area comfortably on foot.
Cassoulet is the most famous regional dish,
a stew made with white beans, duck, saucisse de
Toulouse and herbs.
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