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A stone cross, a water mill, a communal bread oven … keep your eyes open for all of these architectural gems around you as you explore the area. They all bear witness to the history of Carladès, an area that has preserved its traditions and its authenticity. Read on to find out all about our magnificent architectural heritage with lots of lovely sites for you to enjoy.

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Calvaire Chapel

Vic-sur-Cère

This small chapel overlooks the town of Vic sur Cère and from here there’s a superb view over the town.

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Castel Viel

Vic-sur-Cère

From this site there is a splendid view over Vic sur Cère and the valley. Here you’ll see the remains of a castle where Pierre de Vic was born, also known as the Monk of Montaudon, a troubadour famous for his humorous poetry.

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Chapelle Notre Dame des Croix d’Olmet

Vic-sur-Cère

Chapelle construite de 1960 à 1964 par l’Aérium des Croix, Fondation Jean MERMOZ 3 km de Vic sur Cère. Route de La Chapelle Olmet 15800 Vic-Sur-Cère 44°57’31.66“N - 2°36’57.05“ E Clé à demander à Mme Bergous habitation juste en dessous de la chapelle.

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Cropières Castle

Raulhac

This castle is privately owned but you can admire it from the outside, particularly its splendid staircase. It is famous because it is here that Marie Angélique de Scorailles was born. She was one of Louis XIV favourites and he gave her the title of Duchess of Fontanges.

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L'Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

Badailhac

A l'intérieur de cette église se cache une très jolie fresque à découvrir, sur la moisson, qui est fêtée tous les ans à Badailhac.

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Niervèze bread oven

Thiézac

This communal bread oven is in the heart of the mountain hamlet of Nierveze. It is beautifully preserved and covered in phonolite stone slabs. It is used to cook bread in June every year during a traditional village festival.

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Niervèze watermill

Thiézac

There were once five watermills along this stream, but Niervèze watermill is the only one that has survived. It’s a beautiful spot to come for a walk.

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Notre Dame de Consolation Chapel

Thiézac

This small chapel overlooks the village of Thiezac and is famously known as the place where Anne of Austria once came to pray while she was in Vic sur Cère to take the waters. She was anxious at that time to provide an heir to the throne and a year later she gave birth to Louis XIV.

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Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church

Pailherols

Did you know? This charming church is home to the statue of a Miraculous Virgin credited, so legend says, with performing many miracles.

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Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church

Jou-sous-Monjou

This church is typical of the architecture in the Carladès area and is well worth a visit while you’re here. You’ll be impressed by its rich decoration, its stone slab roof and its comb bell tower.

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Saint Etienne Church

Saint-Étienne-de-Carlat

This Romanesque church dates back to the 12th century and has a single nave supported by buttresses. It is possible to visit the church. Ask the owners of the house opposite for the key.

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Saint Hilaire Church

Cros-de-Ronesque

The church dates back to the 15th century and is composed of a square chancel and a nave formed by two slightly rectangular aisles. The church is listed as a National Historic Monument.

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