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Minerve

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault

Minerve - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault
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Cathar town situated at the confluence of the Brian and Cesse rivers, the village of Minerve forms a magnificent set with its unspoiled natural setting, its bridge and its houses perched on a rocky mountain spur. Besides its Paleontology and Archaeology museum, Minerve is a wonderful place for walkers, with its natural bridges, real tunnels dug into the cliff.

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Minerve

Ranked among the "Most Beautiful Villages of France", Minerve is the historic capital of the Minervois. The village is located on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by gorges and vineyards.

In 1210, the Crusaders came to besiege Minerve in order to capture the Cathars. 140 of them perished in the flames, refusing to abjure their faith.

Minerve can be part of the program of a barge trip on the Canal du Midi... The latter being located a dozen kilometers from the village.

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Village Minerve
Village Minerve
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Arc -en-ciel on Minerve winter
Arc -en-ciel on Minerve winter
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Minerve Village
Minerve Village
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Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge
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Minerve Village
Minerve Village
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Panorama (© J.E)
Panorama (© J.E)
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Natural Bridge (© J.E)
Natural Bridge (© J.E)
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Map hikes around Minerve
Map hikes around Minerve
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