Posted on 02-06-2021
Causse of Larzac
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The Couvertoirade (La Cobertoirada in Occitan) is a French commune, located in the department of Aveyron, in the Occitanie region, on the high plateau of the Causses du Larzac. The town is a member of the Regional natural park of Grands CWausses.
The Couvertoirade, a Templar and Hospitaller city, has a very rich history : that of the Templars who built the castle in the 12th century, that of the Hospitallers who, in the 15th century, succeeded them and enclosed the city in a crown of ramparts then that of the economic and demographic apogee of the village with its beautiful residences of the XVI and XVII centuries centuries.
The Couvertoirade is recognized as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France".