Valentré Bridge in Cahors

The ancient city of Cahors was in medieval times a thriving university town. Across the river is the town's signature piece, the Pont Valentré. This magnificent fortified bridge was built between 1308 and 1500 and features a trio of towers, battlements and seven pointed arches. The Cathédrale St-Etienne dominates the old town and features a sculptured Romanesque north portal. Today the town is best known for its excellent cuisine and the fine deep red wine that is made in the surrounding vineyards.


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  • Superb

    Cahors est belle et le vin superb

    Posté par kay, 21 janvier 2012 à 22:46 | | Répondre
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