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Abbaye de Thoronet

Added on February 10th 2015 — Churches and Castles, Food and Wine

Abbaye de Thoronet

The Abbaye of Thoronet was the first Cistercian monastery in Provence, so most of the buildings date from the 12th century. They exhibit that classical calm and stripped down elegance that much 12th century religious architecture has. A meditative clarity that is refreshing and restorative for those of us surrounded by adverts, traffic and noise. … Read more »