Dominating the canyon of Alzou, the medieval city of Rocamadour is a miracle of balance.

First shock, the town, which is in fact a tiny village of world renown, seen from Hospitalet! Built in successive landings into the side of the cliff, it hangs 120 meters over a canyon where the Alzou flows. Houses, roofs and churches seem to be a part of the rock. What genius imagined and built Rocamadour? Your visit might reveal it the secret. In the Middle Ages, Rocamadour already aroused admiration. In the XIIth century, pilgrims travelled from across Europe to come to pray here. The village held the relics of Saint-Amadour (a famous hermit who found solitude at Rocamadour). It was also the sacred sanctuary of the Black Virgin…

 

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