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The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc
The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc
The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc
The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc
The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc

The Medieval And Perched Village Of Montaigut-Le-Blanc

The history of the village is reflected in the charm of the old streets of Montaigut-le-haut, which meander at the foot of its castle and church.
Once fortified (see the city gate), the village is situated on a slope and dominated by an important castle (12th – 15th century). In the 13th century were born in this castle two Montaigut: one was chosen as “Old Master of the Jerusalem Order” whereas his brother reached the same function in the Order of the Templiers. The fort kept its important square donjon, a turret of stairs, an ogival door and the remains of the old chapel (12th century). The church Saint-Blaise is in part a Romanesque one and it has beautiful capitals and an interesting baptismal font. The point of view on the top of the village is really beautiful.

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63320 Montaigut-le-Blanc
Lat : 45.584764Lng : 3.09133
36 d

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Contact

Phone : 04 73 96 70 05

Email : mairie.montaigutleblanc@gmail.com

Website : www.montaigut-le-blanc.fr

Open period

All year round, daily.

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Pays d'Issoire Tourisme - 17/09/2021
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Free of charge.

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