Welcome to Monestiés
(UNESCO) and Cordes-sur-ciel
, Monestiés is hided in a loop of the Cerou river.
His cultural heritage fit nicely with the greenery environnement. Old stones and mansions are combined with the green and hilly landscape.
Since 2001 Monestiés is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France
. It invites the visitor to wander around its picturesque alleyways full of signs of the past: the gateway and bridge of Candèze, the Griffoul fountain, half-timbered houses and other architectural curiosities… Don’t forget to look at the paintings in the Bajen-Vega museum and to admire Monestiés’ treasure: the statuary group from the 15th century in the Chapel St Jacques.