St-Martin-Du-Canigou Abbey Casteil, France 11th C
Boasting a spectacular location in the Pyrenees mountains of southern France, the 11th-century abbey of Saint-Martin-du-Canigou has wonderful views, rustic stone architecture, and an excellent collection of Romanesque sculpture.
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- Go Historic ID
- St-Martin-du-Canigou AbbeyAbbaye St-Martin-du-Canigou
- 42.528096° N, 2.400920° E
- 04 68 05 50 03
Abbeys of the French PyreneesPosted July 5, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
The first of our day trips from Narbonne (last Wednesday) was to a couple of abbey churches in the Pyrenees mountains near the Spanish border. The first church is called St Michel de Cuxa and stands in a very pretty valley setting in the middle of nowhere. View with our rental car, looking north View from the same…
- Official Website of St-Martin-du-Canigou Abbey. Web. Official website.