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Le Sentier de la Brebis

Nature/environment path, Walks and Rambles in Espédaillac
4.0 km
Walking
1h 30min
Easy
  • The landscape around Espe´daillac has been fashioned largely by sheep. The Caussenarde breed, known as "sheep with sunglasses", is particularly characteristic of this area. The landscapes of the Causse plateau are inherited in large part from 19th C. farming practices. At that time, the Quercy Causses reached the high point of their demographic and economic development, dominated by a tradition of pastoralism and cereal-growing. Grape vines were also omnipresent. The village of Espe´daillac...
    The landscape around Espe´daillac has been fashioned largely by sheep. The Caussenarde breed, known as "sheep with sunglasses", is particularly characteristic of this area. The landscapes of the Causse plateau are inherited in large part from 19th C. farming practices. At that time, the Quercy Causses reached the high point of their demographic and economic development, dominated by a tradition of pastoralism and cereal-growing. Grape vines were also omnipresent. The village of Espe´daillac is a perfect example of the layout of a Causse village, with houses of a remarkable architectural quality, a caussanel (village green) and a network of dry stone walls extending all around it.
  • Documentation
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Points of interest
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1 - Foire  Espédaillac en 1968 © PNRCQ.jpg 1 - Caussenardes du Lot et leurs agneaux © PNRCQ.jpg 1- Caussenarde du Lot © PNRCQ.jpg
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2- Cadurcium - la Rome antique vue par Alma-Tadema © PNRCQ.jpg
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3 - un jeune berger auvergnat © PNRCQ.jpg 3-  contadou © PNRCQ.jpg
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4 - transhumance - Espédaillac © PNRCQ.jpg
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5- arrivée de la transhumance au Lioran © PNRCQ.JPG
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6 - peigne - chanvre © PNRCQ.jpg 6- Carde - laine © PNRCQ.jpg 6- Carde ou peignes - dents de fer © PNRCQ.jpg
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7 - Un tisserand sur son métier - tisser © PNRCQ.jpg 7- Fileuse au rouet © PNRCQ.jpg 7- Fileuse au fuseau © PNRCQ.jpg
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8- Espédaillac Maison Malbec tissus et confection - Espédaillac en 1948 © PNRCQ.jpg 8-schéma de fonctionnement d'un moulin - foulon © PNRCQ.JPG 8-Vue du mécanisme d'un moulin - foulon © PNRCQ.jpg