Jacques

Jacques

Posted on 04/04/2008


Photo taken on June  9, 2006



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France
Aveyron
150 Villages Classés
Conques
UNESCO Site
Ste Foy
Rouergue


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PICT10394ac Conques St Foy Abbey Church

PICT10394ac Conques St Foy Abbey Church
Saint Foy abbey-church was shut in southwards and eastwards by the monastery which accomodated the important benedictine community of Conques; Among its buildings, vanished or rebuilt at the end of the Middle Age, it only remains a very stylish abbey chapel of flamboyant style which vaults are decorated with frescos; it just has been restored and returned to cult. L'abbatiale sainte Foy se trouvait enserrée, au midi et au levant, par le monastère qui abritait l'importante communauté bénédictine de Conques; De ses bâtiments, disparus, ou bien reconstruits à l'extrême fin du Moyen Age, il subsiste une très élégante chapelle abbatiale de style flamboyant, aux voûtes ornées de fresques; elle vient d'être restaurée et rendue au culte; Texts from the Conques website; France Aveyron Rouergue Region Conques mediaeval village.

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