©

La Couvertoirade trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

La Couvertoirade

Trip Planner Europe  /  France  /  Occitanie  /  Aveyron  /  La Couvertoirade
(10 reviews from 1 attraction)
La Couvertoirade is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.GeographyLa Couvertoirade is located on the Larzac plateau.History and sites of interestThis well-preserved fortified town was owned by the Knights Templar, under orders from the Commandery of Sainte-Eulalie, from the twelfth century. The Templars built the fortress there during the 12th and 13th centuries; its two upper floors have since been removed. Following their dissolution in 1312, the Templars' property in the causses was taken by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem who were responsible for building the curtain wall at La Couvertoirade between 1439 and 1450.Like other Larzac villages, the population fell rapidly in the 19th century, to as few as 362 by 1880. Today, it is largely inhabited by craftsmen working with enamel, pottery, weaving and similar crafts.
Plan your trip to La Couvertoirade and other France destinations using our handy France trip itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to La Couvertoirade

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in La Couvertoirade

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near La Couvertoirade:
Sightseeing, historic sites, wildlife areas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, shopping, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Shopping
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Aveyron

59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Rodez BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in South of France BY A USER FROM SWEDEN August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in South of France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA July, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Millau BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in Rodez BY A USER FROM FRANCE June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in France BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Midi-Pyrenees BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Aveyron BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans