"The Cathedral Is At the Summit of Auch's Hill" Auch by hquittner
Auch Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 89 photos
At the summit of the hill of Auch stands the Cathedral of Sainte-Mairie started in 1489 and ended in 1683. Earlier there was a Romanesque edifice here and in the 9C an even older one. South of the church at the summit a long stairway was installed in the 19C of 232 steps that leads to the left side of the river Gers. The city has a population of almost 22m and is the administrative center of Gascony.
- Pros:An Old Town Surrounds the Church
- Cons:Easily Seen in Less Than A Day
- In a nutshell:The Church Contains Many Famous Stained Glass Windows
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