Germigny-des-Prés Church France

This Carolingian oratory near Orléans was built in 806 by Bishop Theodulf, Charlemagne's adviser. Containing rare Byzantine mosaics, it is one of the oldest and most unique churches in France.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248464
Names
Carolingian Oratory
Germigny-des-Pres Oratory
Germigny-des-Prés Parish Church
Oratoire de Germigny-des-Prés French
Coordinates
47.8462198° N, 2.2662293° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of Germigny-des-Prés Church, Germigny-des-Pres, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Germigny-des-Prés Church, Germigny-des-Pres, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

806
Construction of the Germigny-Des-Pres Oratory