Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

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Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean is an underground church that was discovered in 1958. The necropolis here contains over 80 sarcophagi. The main nave of the cave is roughly 20 m (66 ft) by 15 m (49 ft), and is surrounded by galleries on three sides. These monolithic galleries are accessible through staircases carved into the rock. The town surrounding this obscure church is known for its old world charm, and dates back to 1004 CE. Put Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Aubeterre-sur-Dronne tour planner.
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  • What about this vestige of the past. A very good and beautiful moment. With adequate explanations, this tour makes sense. Do
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  • Incredible monument in the rock that this church Saint Jean (entrance €6) in Aubeterre on Dronne charming village to visit in the South Charente.
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  • It's a wonderful Church carved into the limestone that won't leave you indifferent. This place is filled with solemnity and respect. Although partly destroyed it remains the great Hall with its last two columns carved in stone over 17 M in height as well as a gallery around the same cut. Your have a great sense of humility when you think about the work done in the 12 th century by hand. It's a great time to share out of respect to those who precede dinner. A must see
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  • This church has been carved out of the cliff, and definitely worth a visit. Take the time to visit all the corners of the cavity, not forgetting to get on top, impressive gallery and giving an overview.
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  • Things to do. Majestic grandeur. Beautiful in feeling spiritual. Silence is in the respect for the beauty that offers itself to us.
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  • A church hewn in the rock. It is a site pretty fascinating and original in its development and its history. The visit is done by audioguide (several possible languages) and lasts about 1/2 hour. A site to see. In addition the municipality of Aubeterre is on a cliff and is quite pretty with other things to see, and allows you to bathe in the river dronne with a beach accessible to all.
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  • Very good reception, and the site is impressive. Worth a look, as would say Bibendum. the Village is also very beautiful.
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