ordes set up at the beginning of 12th century, its name undoubtedly comes from industries of leather which made its prosperity in 13th and 15th centuries. This charming and nice city, with its doors and its steep streets , will be necessary to explore by feet. The house of the Grand Fauconnier and his frontage ornate of carved beautiful falcons, which belongs to many curiosities of Cords, shelters to day the town hall. The market (14th c) perfectly preserved, it has a splendid roof out of wooden and a 113 depth meters well. Artists and craftsmen are living in many houses , that we can see works in front of their fabric or their weaving loom, their forging mill or their block of stone.