village had been
magnifically restaured untill the 80'S.
It's not a templar's vestige but a another testimony
the fears and
the needs of
by the calamities
bring by the
Hundred Years War.
the XVth century , it'a a woman, an Abbess of
a Cistercian abbey, near Nonenque, to which the
land belong, who ordered the building of theses
This square enceinte
was defended by four small corner towers. And
its geometrical scheme inside seemed to have
really been influenced by the Cistercians with
its two parallel streets.
place, like a keep, had to serve as sanctuary.
During the one hundred War, terrible hords of
deserters and others mercenaries installed on
the Larzac plateau ravaged of the country.
Today the fortification is perfect to find again
a certain quite and poetic medieaval ambiance,
without no doubt this is wisdom influnced by
the cistercian designers of the place. And the
light of the sun on the walls contrasted somptiously
with the shadows of the vaults.