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May 27th, 2012
Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac 120214 12470
Aveyron Midi-Pyrénées
44.591 2.921 800 m

Poet's Daffodil, Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac

One view. Poet's Daffodils.
Another view. One cricket.

One Poet's Daffodil, poeticus Narcissus, in the feed, on the Aubrac plateau, near the Aubrac village, in the Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac municipality.

In spring, in May, Aubrac recovers of a white coat of million white flowers, Poet's Daffodil. They are often harvested to be used in the industry of perfumes.

_ The PLATEAU DE L'AUBRAC is a volcanic and granite plateau of 1300 km², located between the Massif-Central and the Grands-Causses. Its altitude ranges from 1000 m to over 1200 m and reaches 1469 m Signal de Mailhebiau. Fauna and flora are exceptional.

SAINT-CHÉLY-D'AUBRAC is a french municipality, located in the department of Aveyron of the Midi-Pyrénées area, populated of 551 Saint-Chélois, distributed on 78,7 km ², that is to say 7 hab./km².

At about 1310 meters on the PLATEAU OF AUBRAC, in the village of Aubrac, the municipality of Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac, we discover the DÔMERIE 12th 15th centuries, which is a former monastery and hospital, there remains the NOTRE-DAME DES PAUVRES church of the 13th 14th 16th centuries.
The dômerie d'Aubrac, welcomed and looked the pilgrims of Compostelle.

The village of Aubrac is crossed by the via Podensis on chemins de Compostelle.

The Via Agrippa linked, among others, Lyon to Aquitaine, via the plateau of Aubrac.

King François Ier, stopped at Aubrac the 20 to 22 July 1533.

With its bright rivers, forests, hills, grassy expanse, its pathes, Aubrac is a paradise for hikers, which can be reconstituted in Aubrac with local specialties, of which aligot and truffade.

My images of Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac.

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