Bienvenue au cœur de la Cerdagne française - Welcome in the heart of the French Cerdagne - Bienvenido al centro de la Cerdaña francesa

Built on a crossing of a Roman way, SAILLAGOUSE's history is over ten centuries old. It is an ancient straggling village of potters who had tile works, brickworks, potteries.
Nowadays, there are only few ancient houses and the Sainte Eugénie church, consecrated in 913, was restored successively in the XIIth and the XVIIIth centuries. Its walls and ornamentations are essentially Roman, but its baroque retable assigned to Sunner is very curious.

The church square (photo of the early twentieth century)

Church square

The town hall (photo of the early twentieth century)

The town hall

Entrance of the town (photo of the early twentieth century)

Entrance of the town

Place del roser (photo of the early twentieth century)

Place del Roser

Some dates:

 913: consecration of the church Sainte Eugenie
1660: Saillagouse becomes the capital of the French Cerdagne
1914: arrival of electricity in Saillagouse
1951: drinking water supply of Saillagouse


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