Photographer's Note

October 29th, 2009
Sainte-nimie 480146 48210
Lozre Languedoc-Roussillon
44.365 3.411 500 m

La Caze castle, Sainte-nimie.

One sight of the towers.
Other sight of the towers.

In the canyon and on Right Bank of the Tarn river, this castle of the 15th 16th 17th 19th centuries is classified historic building since 1988. Private property, hotel establishment.
Property of Soubeyrane Alamand and Guillaume de Montclar at the 15th century, it belonged then to Frayssinet, then as from the 17th century with the family of Maillan which made bored bays and made make remarkable interior installations. The towers were rebuilt at the 19th century.

Sainte-Enimie is a french commune, located in the department of Lozre of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 509 Santrimiols in 1999, distributed out of 88 km, that is to say 6 hab./km.

At the bank of the Tarn river, and fountain of Burle, the village of Sainte-nimie is located between the two large causses Mjean and Sauveterre.

Sainte-nimie is one of the "Plus Beaux Villages of France", one of the more beautiful village of France.

The commune of Sainte-nimie gathers several quite as beautiful villages and hamlets the ones as the others, Like Castelbouc, Hauterives, Prades, Saint-Chly-of-Tarn, which are on banks of the Tarn river, whereas Boisset, Champerboux and Sauveterre, are on causse of Sauveterre.

According to the legend:
Enimie would have been the daugther of Clotaire II, (584-629), king of the Francs from 613 to 629, and dedicated its life with God. It contracted leprosy thus pushing back its suitors. With the advertisement of an angel, she cures herself by a bath taken in the Fountain of Burle. Its life of holiness, then will occur on the spot, where she died about 628.

My images of Sainte-nimie.

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