an hamlet of the Causses :
The Farm of Boissets
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In altitude from Sainte-Énimie, edging Causse of Sauveterre, The Domain of Boissets accommodate one of the elements of the living museum of causses : The Causses and Gorges of Tarn Interpretation Center.
The hamlet of Boissets is the typical example of architecture from causses. The separate hamlet buildings have been reorganized in such way that each one present a part about specificity of the region.
The reached themes are about environment, flora, fauna, country life, sheep, limestone architecture...
Visit is performed thanks to an audioguidance system and interactive boxes showing many films, documents and testimonies recalling life upon the Causse and life down in the valley.
From corniche, you can admire the magnificent panorama of Gorges du Tarn. During summertime, animations have been proposed within day and evening.
Various Information :
Open during 2015 from July 1 to August 31.
from 10h30 to 18h30 : 7 days / 7
Link to the website of association : Le Domaine des Boissets
July-August 2005 : Les Tendelles ( local stone traps for little birds) temporary show
July-August 2006 : ... temporary show
Sunday August 7. 2005 Sauveterre Festival Celebration ( Open day )
This great yearly rendez-vous gather both causses inhabitants and holiday-makers since about fifteen years. Nevertheless it's for the firsty first time in 2005 that this event will occur there in the Boissets.
In the programme :
11h00 Country mass
12h00 Great Méchoui ( Whole roast sheep barbecue )
(13 € by people, child less than 10 years 6 € )
15h00 folk group : Les Lavandes du Sauveterre ( the lavenders of S.) View the photos
17h30 Mediaeval Fights : La Compagnie Médiévale Burlatine (the mediaeval company B.) View the photos
All afternoon long :
sheepdogs work demonstration
ewe shearing demonstration
Show : Landscapes and Patrimony of Lozere
Petanque Contest, Tombola ...
From 19H on, grill, pancakes, sausages, French fries