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Lodève

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault

Lodève - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault
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Situated at the confluence of two rivers, the City of Art and History of Lodève reveals itself through its ancient Saint-Fulcran cathedral of Gothic style, its pope's palace sheltering town hall, its mansions and its banks along the Lergue and Soulondre rivers.

The museum of Lodève, housed in the Fleury mansion, houses archaeology, painting and sculptures collections.

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Lodève

City of Art and History and ancient city fabric.

City Lodève, sub-prefecture of the Hérault, enjoys an exceptional natural and cultural environment. It is located less than twenty minutes drive from Lake Salagou, the tray Grézac, caves Labeil and the Abbey of Grandmont, and within fifty minutes from Navacelles, Saint-Guilhem-le- desert, gorges of Herault and Vis, La Couvertoirade, Avène, the Parc Naturel Régional du Haut Languedoc, Millau, Montpellier, Lamalou-les-Bains and the beaches.

Located on the course of an important trade route, Luteva knows first boom in the Gallo-Roman period. It is essentially in the Middle Ages that is developing the plan of the city. The episcopal city is organized around the cathedral, shopping and popular city developed at the confluence of Lergue and Soulondre, the suburbs are emerging in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The remains of the fortifications reflect the troubled times of the late Middle Ages and the wars of religion.

Things to see and do

The Manufacture nationale de la Savonnerie, workshop Lodève. It is the only schedule to the Savonnerie de Paris. This unique place mats are woven exception for embassies, national monuments, at the Elysee Palace and the national collections of furniture, perpetuates a weaving technique of almost four centuries.

The old apothecary of the Hospital of Saint John Heritage exceptional and misunderstood, the apothecary of Lodève is in the Herault, the second "in situ" with that of "the work of Mercy" in Montpellier. Visit every Monday at 10 and 14h. Information and reservation at the Tourist Office and Lodévois Larzac +33 4 67 88 86 10.

The Lodève Museum (closed Mondays). Information +33 4 67 88 86 10.

Places of interest

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Events and festivities

Temporary exhibitions at the museum Lodève.

Clowns Fratellini Exhibition - Drawings Paul Dardé
Workshop-Visit to the Museum of Lodeve "Take Pose!"

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Lodève
Lodève
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Lodève
Lodève
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City view of Lodève
City view of Lodève
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Apothecary hospital Saint Jean de Lodève
Apothecary hospital Saint Jean de Lodève
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Manufacture of Soap (© S. Quencez)
Manufacture of Soap (© S. Quencez)
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Museum Lodève
Museum Lodève
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Way Grezac around Lodève
Way Grezac around Lodève
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory, Lodève (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory, Lodève (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
Saint-Michel de Grandmont Priory (© Frantz)
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Lodève
Lodève
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The priory of Saint-Michel Grandmont to Soumont is an architectural gem. Historical monument, this jewel of Romanesque architecture is the only monastery Grandmontains twelfth-thirteenth century, preserved in its entirety.

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