Oppidume Etang Montady
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Oppidume Etang Montady

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Etang de Montady - An impressive farm system for more than 700 years

Of the four vantage points of the oppidum unfolds a panorama: the Cevennes, Beziers and the coastal plain, the Canal du Midi, which runs directly south of the oppidum, and in the distance, Mont Canigou.

If you look in a northwesterly direction, you will see in the plain below the oppidum the strange Etang de Montady, a vast former marshland, in the 13 Drained by a century monastic orders and transformed into arable land.

It looks like an enormous pie with dozens of narrow wedge pitfalls of different hue, a rural slice of the circle in the middle.

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Imagini apropiate de Languedoc-Roussillon


A: Oppidum d'Enserune

de Peter Stein, la mai putin de 10 metri

On a hill in Nissan-lez-Enserune there is a Celtic settlement.From oppidum one has a wonderful view o...

Oppidum d'Enserune

B: Malpas Tunnel

de Wilfried Pinsdorf, la distanta de 850 metri

The Malpas tunnel was excavated in 1679 under the hill d'Ensérune in Hérault, allowing the passage of...

Malpas Tunnel

C: Etang de Montady

de CABOS Patrick, la 1.2 km distanta

Etang de Montady, ancien étang asséché situé dans l'Ouest du département de l'Hérault. Caractérisé pa...

Etang de Montady

D: La tour médiévale de Montady

de Peter Stein, la 2.1 km distanta

La tour médiévale de Montady

E: Capenstang, Church, France

de Wilfried Pinsdorf, la 6.2 km distanta

The Curch of Capenstang

Capenstang, Church, France

F: "Les neuf écluses" by Night

de Wilfried Pinsdorf, la 7.1 km distanta

Fonserannes Lock (French: écluse de Fonserannes, les neuf écluses) is a staircase lock on the Canal d...

"Les neuf écluses" by Night

G: On the Nine Locks

de Peter Stein, la 7.1 km distanta

A tourist highlight is the Canal du Midi in Beziers. People gathered to look at the Nine Locks at the...

On the Nine Locks

H: Ecluses of Fonseranes, Beziers

de Wilfried Pinsdorf, la 7.1 km distanta

After the Pont du Gard, Carcassonne and are the nine locks of Fonseranes the most visited attraction ...

Ecluses of Fonseranes, Beziers

I: Exit Nine Locks

de Peter Stein, la 7.2 km distanta

A tourist highlight is the Canal du Midi in Beziers. People gathered to look at the Nine Locks at the...

Exit Nine Locks

J: Beziers, Fonserannes Inclined Plane

de Wilfried Pinsdorf, la 7.2 km distanta

In 1990, a ship lift facility in the vicinity of the lock staircase was built. With this lift, the so...

Beziers, Fonserannes Inclined Plane

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Languedoc-Roussillon

Aceasta este un ansamblu a Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon is a French region which is composed of five departments. It is bounded by Spain, Andorra in the south and along the Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions). Other French region limit the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees. The natural boundaries are the Pyrenees and the so-called threshold Lauragais, the Cévennes and the Rhône.

In 2004, the Regional Council chose a joint new logo symbolizes the sun, which has the motto: "Living in Septimania. In fact, the current president of the Regional Council, Georges Freche wanted to rename the area "Septimania", but then it has to do so. Septimania is an old name, used since the fifth century for the region, but the Department of Lozère was not yet among them. Above all, the Catalans rejected by an overwhelming majority of this amendment. After numerous protests, including a demonstration of about 8,000 people on the 8th October 2005 in Perpignan, Georges Freche was the project of Bezeichnugsänderung in "Septimania" and the name of the region Languedoc-Roussillon "is introduced as an official designation for the Regon.

The languages of the region along with French, Occitan (Languedoc, Auvergne, Provence), and Catalan. The name of the region favors Lengadòc-Rosselhon Occitan and Catalan Rosselló-Llenguadoc.

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