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Driving back from a holiday deep in the Bourgogne, right through the mighty forests of the Morvan and one hits upon a town, marked in the Michelin guide with 3 stars as being very interesting to visit.
And impressive it is. Spread atop a hill, this place attracts many tourists. But despite that I have been here at least 6 times in 10 years and still enjoy it.
I was there twice in 2004 and again in July 2005, May 2006, May 2007. And a handful other visits in years longer gone by...
The nuns and monks were singing with their back to the people. For concentration, I suppose. It sounded very beautiful.
- Cons:Bit touristy
So it seems that you need to get up early for the Feast of St. Maria-Madeleine. There's a procession in the early... more travel advice
Not the fanciest of churches I ever saw in France. But it has a religious community which makes it come alive. more travel advice
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