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  1. Thoronet Abbey

    Thoronet Abbey

    Map of the abbey.
  2. Pauline

    Provence Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey (Abbaye Notre-Dame de Ganagobie) is Benedictine monastery sitting on a hill above the Durance valley. This hilltop has been occupied since prehistoric times (Bronze Age, 2000BC). You can visit the small Romanesque church, built in the 12th century but the rest of the Abbey is...
  3. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    The church is open only in the afternoon.
  4. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Walks you can do from the parking area. It is 1/2km to the church.
  5. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    12th century Romanesque church.
  6. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Entrance.
  7. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Entrance.
  8. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Entrance.
  9. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Entrance.
  10. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Graves in the entrance area.
  11. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

  12. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Beautiful two-color mosaic floor from 1124.
  13. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Beautiful two-color mosaic floor from 1124.
  14. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Beautiful two-color mosaic floor from 1124.
  15. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Beautiful two-color mosaic floor from 1124.
  16. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Beautiful two-color mosaic floor from 1124.
  17. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    Looking into the cloisters.
  18. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    View of the Durance valley.
  19. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    We walked to Ville Vieille.
  20. Ganagobie Abbey

    Ganagobie Abbey

    A pretty short walk to Ville Vieille.
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