Cirque De Navacelles – Vis River – Hérault – Gard – France

Cirque De Navacelles – Vis River – Hérault – Gard – France
The Cirque de Navacelles is an incised meander, a large erosional landform located towards the southern edge of the Massif Central mountain range in South of France. It is located near Saint-Maurice-Navacelles and Blandas villages, between the Hérault and the Gard départements, in Languedoc-Roussillon. The Cirque de Navacelles was isolated, with only a few small villages around. But with the completion of the Millau Viaduct in 2004 and the A75 motorway linking Clermont-Ferrand and Pézenas, tourism in the region including …

Abandoned Factory – Canet – France

Abandoned Factory – Canet – France
The abandoned factory of Canet in Herault (France), is also known as the industrial wasteland of Agrocanet. Located at the entrance of the town of Canet, along the road to Clermont l’Herault, it will probably be part of the eco-neighborhood of Boullounac, a project of 10.5 ha. The original site of Canet stood closer to the Hérault river, but because of floods and flooding, residents have rebuilt the village further away from the river, inside walls. Currently, the location is …

Montferrand Castle – Herault – France

Montferrand Castle – Herault – France
Montferrand Castle is a medieval fortress from the twelfth century, situated on the territory of the municipality of Saint-Mathieu-de-Tréviers in the department of Herault, 25 km North of Montpellier. Accessible only on foot (by GR 60), the castle of Montferrand is built on a limestone spur of the ridge East of the Pic Saint-Loup (658m). The castle is located opposite the Hortus in a romantic landscape of scrubland oak (garrigue), attracting drawing artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, then …

Former Boucanet Hospital – Grau Du Roi

Former Boucanet Hospital – Grau Du Roi
Hi photographers and urban explorers. Here are some photos taken during an urbex session at the former Boucanet hospital of Grau du Roi. The Boucanet beach is located in South of France, on the Mediterraean Sea shore. Joined by my friends Cedric, Chris and Malice, the urban exploration session last for a bit more than 11 hours, and ended at almost 3 in the morning… It was a good opportunity to explore almost all the buildings and do some lightpainting …

Former Silk Mill Of Lodeve

Former Silk Mill Of Lodeve
Hi photographers and urban explorer friends, Here are some new pictures, taken at the former silk mill of Lodeve, in South of France. Built from 1899 for the Gallia cloth factory, the place closed in 2004. In the textile industry, the moulinage is the action of twisting the silk string. The moulinage happens between the spinning and the weaving steps. These factories were some long buildings, located deep down into valleys and near by rivers. The textile industry in Lovede …