Tag Archives: Templar commanderie

The Story of Notre-Dame des Grâces

Set at the edge of a grassy plateau overlooking the verdant Bonnette Valley, this little chapel is visible for miles around. It commands a magnificent view of the countryside, with the ancient province of Quercy on one side and the … Continue reading

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Vaour and the Templars

  Situated on the edge of the former royal Forêt de Grésigne, the town of Vaour conveys a strong sense of history. This is not surprising, since traces of Neolithic tombs and later occupation can be found in the forest. … Continue reading

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Of Knights, Damsels and Dragons

I’ve always been rather fond of myths and legends. Nowadays, I try to justify this penchant by seeking their historical origins. But I still enjoy a good story. Imagine my satisfaction when I discovered that we have one of our … Continue reading

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