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.

Facts & Stats on Alet les Bains Abbey

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Alet les Bains Abbey
Abbaye d'Alet-les-Bains
Abbaye Sainte-Marie d'Alet

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Resources for Alet les Bains Abbey

  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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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Alet les Bains Abbey - Alet les Bains, France