Villefranche-de-Conflent

This former commercial town was the capital of Conflent and has kept exquisite traces of its history and of its status as a defensive site. For instance, the ramparts and La Viguerie tower, both built by the Count of Cerdagne in the 11C, then strengthened with fortifications added by architect Vauban in the 17C and the Fort Libéria, recently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, or the stalls and houses that belonged to leading citizens or rich traders.

+ d'infos : www.villefranchedeconflent-tourisme.fr

Information : Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)4 68 96 22 96 / Town Hall - Tel : +33 (0)4 68 96 10 78


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Must-sees and must-dos

Themes

  • By the waterside : The river Têt
  • Castles and ramparts : Ramparts, towers, Fort Libéria
  • Unusual sights : Caves with limestone concretions

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