France - The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean Agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape

"The 302,319 hectare property, in the southern part of central France, is a mountain landscape interspersed by deep valleys that is representative of the relationship between agro-pastoral systems and their biophysical environment, notably through drailles or drove roads. Villages and substantial stone farmhouses on deep terraces of the Causses reflect the organization of large abbeys from the 11th century. Mont Lozère, inside the property, is one of the last places where summer transhumance is still practiced." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1 - Causses
Sheep rearing in Grand Causses, France - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Nice Year of Goat stamps used. Thanks to Ulla of France.






Postcard 2 - Cevennes
Roquefort sur Soulzon in Aveyron is the Cevennes UNESCO World Heritage core zone. Thanks to Marie of France.


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