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Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, Aubeterre-sur-Dronne
Categories: Caves, Sacred & Religious Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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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Chaussez vous bien ! Armez vous de courage car il faut sans cesse monter et descendre, mais à chaque coin de rue un paysage différent vous attend...Put on you well! Arm you courage must constantly up and down, but at every street corner a different landscape awaits you...show original
Alors que nous avons l'habitude de visiter des églises construites à partir des fondations, là, les bâtisseurs ont creusé à partir du haut - et il en résulte un véritable chef d'oeuvre que l'on ne reg... read more »While we used to visit churches built from the foundations, there, builders dug from the top - and the result is a masterpiece that you will not regret to have seen. The visit by audio-guide off-season is very nice and well made comments.show original
Ne manquer la visite de ce lieu incroyable sous aucun prétexte !!!! L'église en elle-même bien évidemment, sans oublier la Place Trarieux et une promenade dans le village entiérement restauré.Don't forget to visit this incredible place under any circumstances! The Church itself of course, not to mention the Place Trarieux and a walk in the village completely restored.show original
LIlou ChasselaineThings to do. Majestic grandeur. Beautiful in feeling spiritual. Silence is in the respect for the beauty that offers itself to us.show original
Luke Sky WalkerA 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.show original
Joël ARMAGNACIt is one of the oldest churches monolithic d ' europe really worth a look the village is also exceptional truly a corner of france a visitshow original
Marc DiedisheimVery good reception, and the site is impressive. Worth a look, as would say Bibendum. the Village is also very beautiful.show original
Norbert MuraniaVisit the Church: impressive what the human hand can achieve. Friendly welcome, thanks!show original
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