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Camon

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Camon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège
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Nicknamed "Little Carcassonne", the fortified village of Camon nestles around an ancient Benedictine abbey and is one of "France's Most Beautiful Villages". Among the gems to explore are the Clock Gate (Porte de l'Horloge), Tall House (Maison Haute) ramparts, abbey-château and 16th-century church and treasure house.

Also known as "the village of 100 rosebushes", Camon is in bloom with a multitude of roses every May. This magnificent sight is honoured with an annual rose festival on the third Sunday in May.

A themed trail in the surrounding hills takes walkers on a tour of numerous dry-stone huts – a wonderful illustration of Camon's rural heritage and wine-growing past.

Additional information
Camon

Camon is located on the borders of Ariège and Aude, in the valley of the Hers.

A peculiarity of the village is worth noting, Camon nicknamed the village of one hundred roses, indeed the streets of this fortified village become embellished and color in the spring... The rose trees were once used as indicators of health by the vine growers.

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Camon at the foot of the Pyrenees
Camon at the foot of the Pyrenees
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The Village with Hundreds Roses
The Village with Hundreds Roses
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The Haute House, former watchtower of the ramparts
The Haute House, former watchtower of the ramparts
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The cloister of the Abbey
The cloister of the Abbey
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A dry stone hut
A dry stone hut
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The Pyramidal Orchid, one of the many orchids to observe
The Pyramidal Orchid, one of the many orchids to observe
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Camon in the mist with the Pyrenees as a backdrop
Camon in the mist with the Pyrenees as a backdrop
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High street in May
High street in May
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Camon flowering
Camon flowering
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Church steeple
Church steeple
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Ramparts of Camon
Ramparts of Camon
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