La Couvertoirade .......

Is a walled village, founded by the Knights Templars in the 12th century. Hidden away in the barren lands of the Larzac. ...... is a "Walled" Village in the centre of the Larzac Plain, between Béziers and Milhau. It's towers and ramparts are almost intact.

This photo shews on of the destroyed old gateways into the village and a large section of the walls.

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Région: Midi-Pyrénées
Département: Aveyron
Commune: La Couvertoirade
Photographer: Andrew Hart
La Couvertoirade .......