Sainte-Quitterie Church

Aire-sur-l'Adour, France

Sainte-Quitterie Church was erected in the late 11th century and was transformed in to the Gothic style in 14th century. The church was badly damaged during  the by Protestant army in 1569 and altered later. Today it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of  the Pilgrimage Routes to Santiago de Compostela.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)


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Sebastien R (10 months ago)
Un lieu chargé d'histoire. Un lieu parfaitement présenté par notre guide. Merci pour la préservation de notre patrimoine.
K B (11 months ago)
A must-see stopover. Disappointment for the visits that are on schedule and not on a regular basis, you have to go haphazardly to be able to enter. The crypt? Even rarer to see it open. PS: if you are really interested and motivated to see it, it is better to call the Tourist Office to avoid unpleasant surprises. Allee, we must not be shy, we call before putting red pOsses!
Madeleine Bacquier (12 months ago)
Very beautiful church absolutely having the crypt. Very beautiful emotions.
Isa S (13 months ago)
Disappointment in finding closed doors! No indication specifying the reason for this closure. So I couldn't see the choir or the famous crypt .... The exterior is majestic, it is true, with its large Gothic portal and it is a pity not to have been able to discover the interior of the Sainte-Quitterie church :-(
Julie Kulesza (4 years ago)
Beautifully restored , very informative guide , an amazing space in the crypt
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