Things to see and do - Villefranche-de-Conflent
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Villefranche-de-Conflent Travel guide
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At the point where the River Cady joins the River Têt, this strategic town was originally an Aragonese outpost facing the French defensive line known as the “Fils de Carcassonne”. Fortified from the outset, it became all the more formidable thanks to works by Vauban, and is today recognised as a wonder of military architecture with Unesco World Heritage site status. As elsewhere in Roussillon, pink marble is used in many of its monuments, and its Fair of St Luc has been held since the year 1303.
44 rue Saint-Jacques F - 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent
Just like Ulysses on his return to the island of Ithaca, you will be eager to come back to L'Odyssée, a restaurant located within the fortified town. A young couple join forces in the kitchen to make colourful dishes that have plenty of flavour. For ..