Photographer's Note

March 10th, 2013
Arboras 340011 34150
Hrault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.711 3.484 252 m

Looking down to the village, Arboras

One view. August 20th, 2011.
Other view. November 15th, 2012.

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.

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 6.7km, that is to say 14.1 hab./km.

Arboras is a village of pimont, located between the wine plain of Hrault, 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 Sranne 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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