Vintage Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Luchon, France From the Late 19th Century

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Bagnères-de-Luchon, also referred to as just Luchon, is a commune and spa town in the Haute-Garonne department in the Occitanie region of south-western France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Luchonnais or Luchonnaises.

The commune has been awarded three flowers by the National Council of Towns and Villages in Bloom in the Competition of cities and villages in Bloom.
These amazing photos from Bibliothèque de Toulouse captured everyday life of Luchon in the 1880s and 1890s.
Lys Valley, Luchon, September 1881

Flock of sheep in winter, Luchon, 1885

Group of hikers, Luchon, 1885

The Port de Venasque, Luchon, 1885

Snow field, Luchon, May 1899

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