"Saint-Savin on Gartempe" Saint-Savin by hartti

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Romanesque Sistine Chapel

The town is known for its church, the 'Romanesque Sistine Chapel', the Abbey-Church of Saint-Savin contains many beautiful 11th- and 12th-century murals which are still in a remarkable state of preservation. More on page <http://www.sspx.ca/Angelus/2000_July/Abbey_of_Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe.htm>.

Bridge

There is an old bridge over the river Gartempe, too. Gartempe leads to the Loire river.

  • Last visit to Saint-Savin: Jul 2004
  • Intro Written Dec 4, 2005
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