Cervione Cathedral

Cervione, France

Saint Erasmus cathedral in Cervione, which was completed in 1745, and is an fine example of the Baroque style. It was built on the site of previous cathedral, dating from 1578. 

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Founded: 1714-1745
Category: Religious sites in France

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François Lévêques (4 months ago)
Très beau panorama Répétition de l'organiste dans la cathédrale : superbe
x (5 months ago)
frankreich ehrenbruder
Lionel DE MARCO (6 months ago)
Village très sympa, belle vue.
WEHRLEITER UTZBERG (8 months ago)
Schöner kleiner Ort in den Bergen
Philippe Gallois (13 months ago)
Renovée extérieurement. Meriterait rénovation peintures intérieres.
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