St-Savin-Sur-Gartempe Abbey St-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France
This 11th-century Romanesque abbey church is a World Heritage Site, thanks to its medieval frescoes of Bible stories that cover the interior.
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Medieval Churches of Poitiers, St-Savin and ChauvignyPosted July 15, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
From our temporary castle home (see previous post) in the Poitou region of France, we've made two great day trips filled with medieval art and architecture. Poitiers, not far from our hotel, is a medium-sized city with no less than six historic churches. We managed five of them, and they are all scattered around the…