Alet les Bains Abbey Alet les Bains, France

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The Abbaye Sainte-Marie d'Alet is situated between the Aude river and the Pyrenees mountains in the heart of Cathar country. It is considered by some to be the most beautiful ruin in France.

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319190
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42.995900° N, 2.255191° E

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  1. Abbaye d'Alet-les-Bains Architecture Religieuse en Occident .
    “Il ne reste de l'abbaye que de splendides vestiges romans, dont les couleurs variées (ocre, violet, gris clair...) sont embrasées par le soleil.”

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Alet les Bains Abbey (Alet les Bains, France)
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April 11, 2015