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La Couvertoirade, La Couvertoirade

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Few medieval villages in France are as well preserved as La Couvertoirade. Located on the Larzac Plateau, this beautifully restored village reflects the military power of the Knights Templar, who built the fortress in the 12th and 13th centuries. Have your camera ready when you arrive in this historic town, classified as one of the most beautiful villages of France. Walk the ramparts, and don’t miss the 20-minute movie on the history of the village. Take a guided tour that includes the House of the Scipione or rent an audio guide, available in English. Use our La Couvertoirade attractions tool to visit La Couvertoirade on your trip to La Couvertoirade, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Great little town. When we arrived around 9.00 h., the town was (still) really quiet. Unfortunately, the church and the city walls open at 10.00 h. Parking costs € 4,00. The history of the templars.....  more
    Great little town. When we arrived around 9.00 h., the town was (still) really quiet. Unfortunately, the church and the city walls open at 10.00 h. Parking costs € 4,00. The history of the templars.....  more »
  • I was fascinated and delighted at the age and beauty of this ancient town. Built by the Knights Tempar so long ago and preserved so you can walk through and literally feel the history surround you... 
    I was fascinated and delighted at the age and beauty of this ancient town. Built by the Knights Tempar so long ago and preserved so you can walk through and literally feel the history surround you...  more »

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