Association Nationale des Villes et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire et des Villes à Secteur Sauvegardé et Protégé

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In the region of Aquitaine and Dordogne, Sarlat-la-Caneda is a city of 10,500 inhabitants located between the valleys of the Dordogne and Vézère the heart of the black Perigord. It is in the central valley of Cuze that was established, in the ninth century, the abbey which is at the origin the city, on the passage Limoges to Cahors.

The form of the city is closely dependent on the details of the relief. With its northern and southern suburbs, Sarlat is in the form of a "urban casting" long over 4 km.

The historic core limited by the former route of the wall which ditches were transformed into boulevards presents an assemblage of narrow streets and buildings dating, for the majority , to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

It constitutes a high quality homogeneous whole, characterized by the use of local materials, limestone of Coniacian, an ocher-yellow color. It is a valuable testimony of building art in this region, from the Middle Ages to the Classical period. The historic center of Sarlat is legally protected since 1964 as safeguarded sector by the Malraux law. It is the subject of a protection and development plan.


Trogir, overview Trogir is a historic town and harbor on the Adriatic coast of Croatia, in the region of Dalmatia, 27 km west of Split. With 13,000 inhabitants, Trogir is the second largest city in Croatia.

Trogir, a medieval town The historic heart of Trogir is built on an island about 1 km ² between the mainland and the island of Ciovo, which is connected by bridges. The historic core is exceptional for its rich history, the number of buildings it include on a small surface and its degree of conservation which reflects the continuity of its existence since ancient Greece.

The Hellenic and Roman monuments be found next to medieval monuments and Renaissance. Trogir has many monuments such as palaces, churches, a majestic cathedral, a fortress and museum collections of great value reflecting the richness of its history.

The historic center is listed since 1997 on the World Heritage of UNESCO:

"Trogir is an excellent example of a medieval town built on the place and in accordance with the foundations of a Hellenistic and Roman city. It was remarkably conserved its urban fabric, with a minimum of modern interventions and every aspect of the urban landscape clearly symbolizes the path it followed in its social and cultural development. "

"If Trogir is a communal art piece, there are individual masterpieces that merit their place in a hypothetical universal museum sculpture. "


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