Vielle-Louron is situated on the western slopes of the Louron valley, at an altitude of about 950 metres. The Neste du Louron, crossing the commune from south to north, marks the eastern boundary with the commune of Cazaux-Fréchet-Anéran-Camors before joining Avajan to the south. Today, there are just under a hundred inhabitants in the village.
The village church, named Saint-Mercurial after an Aragonese knight who died on these lands fighting the Saracens in the 11th century, was built in Romanesque style in the 16th century. It was built in Romanesque style in the 16th century and has been modified several times over the course of its history. It was added to the list of Historic Monuments in 1979.
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