Bastide of Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is a bastide of French origin founded in 1255 by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of Saint Louis. The town has an exceptional architectural heritage: covered houses, half-timbered houses from the 15th and 16th centuries, central square with arcades, etc… The rue de la République includes several houses with facades and roofs listed in the M.H. inventory (timber-framed houses, corner houses). The city has been awarded the “Station Verte de Vacances” label and has obtained 2 flowers in the “Towns and Villages in Bloom” competition.

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