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La Couvertoirade, Millau

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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. To visit La Couvertoirade and other attractions in Millau, use our Millau trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is by far the most authentic walled town/castle we have visited in Europe that a few paople still call home. Amazing to try to figure out why the Templars built there then???????? 
  • Alone in the world that day, under the drizzle in the cold and fog we discovered this wonderful site. A remake in good weather and with small open craft shops. A must see
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  • This town despite being a bit away from the others, stands out greatly. It has a charm that I cannot describe it. It was all paradise, windy and very cold... but now in January is what it is. Its streets and well-preserved houses and what they see dangerous warn you so that you do no harm. The truth is that I liked and I certainly recommend that you approach if you're out there to see this small village showing the old France
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  • Spellbinding little place, every turn a new photo opportunity. Loved my visit here
  • Trés belle ville fortifié, bien conservé et bien entretenue
  • Lovely old buildings
  • beautiful village not to be missed. If you pass nearby do not hesitate to do a detours you won't regret. A jewel with a beautiful mill. A wonderful atmosphere and a breathtaking habitat conservation. In addition to the inhabitants very sympatric.
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  • TOURIST VILLAGE. Pretty medieval village made up of traders. Too bad. Awarded to new and clean, for tourists. Prepare the currency: it starts with the car park located at 350 m. Even you, friends MOTORCYCLISTS. Provide water bottle for the summer, as they say: "the Sun knocks!".
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