Lodévois and Larzac, an unspoiled landscapes and natural sites of exception
Between Larzac and Salagou “capital” of the highlands of Herault, Lodeve city of art and history.
Lodève, a city over time
“Capital” of the highlands of Herault, Lodeve combines architectural testimony of a former influential Episcopal city, and a major textile center.
Luteva experienced its first boom in the Gallo- Roman times, and manufactures in the Middle Ages of sold fabrics.
Discover its industrial heritage, artistic and religious and remarkable buildings :
- Manufacture of Soaps, single annex of the National Factory,
- The Fleury Museum,
- Museum of France,
- The memorial by sculptor Paul Dardé,
- The Cathedral Saint Fulcran,
- The former Episcopal Palace,
- The pharmacy of the hospital Saint Jean …
Lodeve city gate well and Causses Cévennes, declared World Heritage by UNESCO, was fashioned out of the rivers and mountains.
The Lodévois Larzac and is characterized by its variety of landscapes and natural sites of exception.
One can see there a concentration of large single sites in France !
No less than two recognized sites Great Sites of France throughout the area (Cirque de Navacelles and the Lake).
Two other Great Sites are located in the Pays Coeur d’ Hérault :
- the small village of Saint Guilhme the Desert,
- Cirque de Mourèze.
Circus navacelles a major geological curiosity
Cirque de Navacelles, located in the perimeter of Causses and Cévenes, declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 2011 and ranked among the Great Sites of France, offers visitors a spectacular panorama.
Many natural sites (Cirque Labeil, the World’s End and the Grand Site of the Circus of Navacelles, the Causses, No Escalette) Labeil Cave and many others are also present on the territory.
Please find Lodévois Larzac and megaliths, buildings such as the Priory Saint Michel de Grammont (heritage of Romanesque architecture) and the Lerab Ling, the Tibetan temple perched on the heights of Roqueredonde, the Roc Castel in Caylar… beyond our borders, the Templar cities (Couvertoirade…) !
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