The Romanesque style church fo St. Genés was built between 1125-1150. The interior is exceptionally airy, due not only to its great height, but also to its very wide chancel and six apsidal chapels and side passages.

References:
  • Eyewitness Travel Guide: Loire Valley. 2007

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Founded: 1125-1150
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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www.richardkelley.co.uk

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Paul Perucaud (2 years ago)
A voir absolument si l’on passe dans la région. Un charme extraordinaire
Nicoletta Spinelli (2 years ago)
Bellissimo gioiello storico, ben tenuta, trovata aperta anche in orario insolito. All'interno un meraviglioso ciclo di affreschi medievali, molto ben conservati. Vale assolutamente una piccola deviazione, da vedere!!
Marie-Laure HUGUET (3 years ago)
Vaut le détour !
Jimmy S (4 years ago)
Très belles fresques du 12ième.
Yannick Kogitos (4 years ago)
Charmante église avec des fresques incroyables.
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