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La Couvertoirade

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We visited this old town in September, and it wasn't crowded. There are a lot of little shops... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Tapio J
Ahtari, Finland
Mini Carcassone

What a lovely little village. It’s tiny! It has a ‘city’ wall round it which was built by the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Titchfield, United Kingdom
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Gites 3 étoiles sur la commune de "La Couvertoirade", chez Fanchon. Nous louons exclusivement à la Semaine nos deux maisons du Causse avec un étage de 120 m² chacune, rénovées, capacité de 2 à 6 personnes, grand séjour et cuisine équipée. Terrasse...more
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We visited this old town in September, and it wasn't crowded. There are a lot of little shops, restaurants, narrow streets and history. The town or castle is founded year 1200. Parking is near the city, a short walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tapio J
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little village. It’s tiny! It has a ‘city’ wall round it which was built by the Templar Knights. You can get a tour of the ramparts and you can walk the walls (@12 meters up)! There is a video which accompanies the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We discovered La Couvertoirade on our return to Carcassonne from the Millau Bridge. A well preserved pretty medieval village with the odd content cat lying around, that is, until a cloudburst sent rivers of rain down the narrow streets; we saw a tortoiseshell puss man...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Recommended as a must do by a friend of our villa owner. Enjoyable morning steeped in history coupled with lots of photo opprtunities. Glad we did it but very little was actually open, which took the shine off it a little. Would imagine a little...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Pretty quaint little medieval walled village. Not much to see really except for some good photo ops if you walk to the left when entering. Not worth going out of your way for - and I'm really into medieval villages. This one is just ok....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for stone and beautiful surroundings with warm colors. This is the place. The shutters are pink, green and duck blue. Romantic and just beautiful . A must

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

La Couvertoirade... This 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...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Frenchinvancouver
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This village is very beautiful ,well preserved as medieval age village. But there was no restaurant for breakfast for us. まるで中世にタイムスリップしたような町でした。 全てが昔のままでとても美しい景観でした。 ただ、朝食を取ろうと思ったけれど、それらしいお店がなく、あきらめました。

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank taenyan
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Nice drive, atmospheric. Windy and cold and ridiculously expensive. Do not buy a sheepskin there. Come to Scotland.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Stopped off at this small village off the A75 in very attractive countryside. Lovely place for a short stroll with a camera. Picturesque place. There are a few eating places if you wish. They provide a car park some 200 yards away to keep cars...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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