The oblong-spahed wooden church was completed in 1730. The original medieval church was replaced by a wooden one, but it was destroyed by fire in 1680.
The inner roof is covered with paintings made by Hans Georg Schüffner. The altar and pulpit were made by Nils Falk in 1739. The oldest item is a crucifix, dating from the 13th century. It has been made in Limoges, France.References:
Olargues is a good example of a French medieval town and rated as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It was occupied by the Romans, the Vandals and the Visigoths. At the end of the 11th century the Jaur valley came under the authority of the Château of the Viscount of Minerve. The following centuries saw a succession of wars and epidemics, and it was not until the 18th century that Olargues became re-established. This was due to the prosperity of local agriculture and artisanal industry.
The Pont du Diable, 'Devil's Bridge', is said to date back to 1202 and is reputed to be the scene of transactions between the people of Olargues and the devil. The old village is clustered around the belltower, which was formerly the main tower of the castle (Romanesque construction). The old shops have marble frontages and overhanging upper storeys. A museum of popular traditions and art is to be found in the stairs of the Commanderie.