BASTIDE DE MONPAZIER

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  • Les Plus Beaux Villages de France

Province : Purple Périgord

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    • Monpazier is certainly the most famous and best preserved Bastide of Perigord.
      Founded in 1284 by Edward I and Pierre de Gontaut, then bishop of Biron, it aims to consolidate the defense zone established by the sovereign with the bastides of Lalinde, Beaumont, Molière ...
      In 1574, the bastide is in the hands of the Huguenots and their leader, Geoffroi de Vivans who will also later take the house of Domme.
      United parish of the revolt, the country house is the place of a large assembly in 1594. Monpazier is again in insurrection in 1637 under the leadership of the weaver of a neighboring village: Buffarot. The repression is organized by the troops of the Duke of Epernon, and Buffarot undergoes the execution of the wheel, we will walk his head to the gates of Belves!
      The city as you visit it today forms a quadrilateral, three of the six gates are fortified, streets stretch from one end to the other, parallel to the long sides, crossed four transverse streets that share the city in rectangles.
      Visit besides a certain number of houses which preserved their original character, the famous place of Cornières, the Church Saint Dominique, the house of the "Chapter" ...

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Ride around

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BASTIDE DE MONPAZIER

Address

24540 Monpazier

Contacts

Phone : 05 53 22 68 59

GPS coordinates

44° 40'57.71"N, 0° 53'43.43"E

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