Photos from France: les Corbières


The name Corbières comes from latin : Corvaria (crows nest) or roca curva (curvy rock). The region displays pretty villages, vineyards, rivers and many castles because it was often fortified throughout history (arab invasions, border with Aragon, Catharism)

saint laurent de cabrerisse riviere nielle

Rivière Nielle près de St Laurent de la Cabrerisse

 

lagrasse corbieres

Village de Lagrasse

 

lagrasse corbières nuit

Village de Lagrasse de nuit

 

chateau cathare de durfort

Château Cathare : Durfort

 

papillion swallowtail macaon

Papillon : Macaon (Swallowtail butterfly) - see more photos of insects

 

chateau cathare de peyrepertuse

Château Cathare de Peyrepertuse

 

whitehead eagle aigle tete blanche

Aigle à tête blanche (au château de Peyrepertuse)
(autres photos d'oiseaux)

 

rivière marmite de geant duilhac verdouble

Gorges du Verdouble près de Duilhac

 

marmite de geant verdouble

"Marmite de Géants" : trous d'eau dans les gorges du Verdouble

 

 
 

 


 

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