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Loubressac: photo description (Loubressac)

Many French villages and towns have their "proprietary" color: Toulouse it pink, Colonge-La-Rouge red, there are also villages built of grey stone or white-washed time, of Sandstone or limestone. From the village of Loubressac the main color of amber, this is the feature local rock that provides the main building material.

Loubressac, included in the list of the most beautiful villages of France, located in the Northern part of the Lo Department of the region MIDI - pyrénées. It is located at a pretty good distance from larger cities such as Toulouse, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand. To visit the municipality, will have to overcome two hundred, and even more kilometers. However, travelers in the first place, the French themselves come here, to feel here the frozen time of the middle Ages. The number of permanent inhabitants is about five hundred.

The first mentions of the village date back to the early XIII century. By this time there was already built Church Saint Jean Baptiste, which was rebuilt in the XVI century. The Church is more like a fortress, and its walls of considerable thickness. Another main attraction is the castle, built in XV-XVII centuries and owned by local barons. In the years of the hundred years war the village was badly damaged, but after the end of Loubressac was restored.

After inspection of the Church and the Chateau remains only to stroll along the narrow cobbled streets Loubressac and then explore beyond it, because near the village there are several interesting villages with their attractions. That is, for example, gram - the clock tower and the zoo, where they live bison and predators. Or Rocamadour, where you can see not only religious shrines, attracting from all over the world pilgrims, but the caves of the prehistoric period, and also look at falconry.

The village of Loubressac is also proud of its craftsmen, in may and in July in the municipality are the major festivals-fairs with the participation of artisans and farmers.