Romanic arts & architecture

Le Castellas, castle and chapel, Aumelas

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An impressive castle with a little chapel...
Sainte Victoire chapel, Simiane, Provence

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A lovely lost ruined chapel in the Vaucluse mountains...
Chapelle de Cardonnet, romanic chapel, Cournonterral

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A very nice little chapel, lost in beautiful landscapes...
The Carthusian monastery of Bonnefoy, Ardèche

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In the beautiful Bonnefoy wooded valley lie the remains of a former Carthusian monastery...
Saint Saturnin church, Moulis en Médoc

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A little and odd Romaninc-Gothic church, that could have been the capital of the Christians...
Notre-Dame de Nieigles church, Ardèche

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The village, with its houses huddled around the Romanic church, is located on the side of a hill and is harmoniously enshrined in a beautiful natural site.
Thouzon priory church, l'Isle sur la Sorgue

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Dominating the plain irrigated by the Sorgue river, some ruins stand on a rocky eminence. By far they look like a castle.
Chapelle St. Sylvestre, church, Puéchabon

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A very nice Romanic church...
Notre-Dame-du-Château, chapel, St Etienne du Grès

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A very nice and quiet Romanic chapel, hosting a holy statue...
Church of Glandon, Haute-Vienne

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This small village of 800 inhabitants is really out of the beaten track. However, you can see there a very interesting fortified church.
Saint Rémy en Velay Romanic church

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Church classified historic monument in 1907. Roman church (12th - 13th century), partially restored.
Bridge over Vézère river, Le  Saillant, Voute

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An old and lovely bridge over Vézère river...
Priory of Saint-André-de-Rosans, Drôme

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Impressive ruins of a Priory!
Prioré de Carluc, church and ruins, Céreste

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A lovely isolated church, located in a charming wood, with curious underground vestiges...
Romanic church of Saint-Front, Haute Loire

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A village and its church on the Velay highlands.
Saint Dromon Chapel and crypt, Saint Geniez

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A lovely chapel, and a small walking tour.
Notre Dame des Miracles church, Mauriac

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The most remarkable Romanic monument of Cantal.
Saint-Pierre Church and Abbey, Vigeois

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Beautiful Romanic church from the 12th century.
Church Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Allassac, Corrèze

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Fortified church. 12th, 13rd, 14th centuries.
 Saint-Hilaire village and church, Chassiers, Ardèche

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In the very heart of the regional natural park of "Monts d'Ardèche", Chassiers is a small medieval village with a rich architectural heritage (16th-17th centuries).
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