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November 15th, 2012
Arboras 340011 34150
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.711 3.484 252 m

The village and the peak, Arboras

One view.
Other view.

The Arboras village 12th century. The Arboras castle 17th century. Mentioned in 1224, it was a Protestant fortress before being destroyed in 1582, then reconstructing in the second half of the 17th century. Registered under the historical monuments since 1990.

In the distance, the telecommunication tower of MOUNT SAINT-BAUDILLE, 848 m, to 4 km as the crow flies.

ARBORAS is a french commune, located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 95 Arborassiens in 2009, distributed on 6.7km², that is to say 14.1 hab./km².

Arboras is a village of piémont, located between the wine plain of Hérault, the Causse d'Arboras, and the Causse of Larzac.
Located over the buttresses of Larzac, it dominates the plain and its villages, and is dominated by the 848 m of the Saint-Baudille MountSaint-Baudille Mount, of the Séranne mountain.

At the outlet of a draille, the village was located on an important passage of transhumance.

A wine of quality here is produced at foot of the castle, of 17th century.

My images of Arboras.

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