Sainte-Marie du Désert Abbey

Bellegarde-Sainte-Marie, France

Sainte-Marie du Désert Abbey was founded in 1852. It was raised to the status of priory in 1855, and to abbey in 1861. The abbey was founded on the pilgrimage site of Marie Desclassan's tomb, who lived in there eremitic life in 1109-1117.

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Founded: 1852
Category: Religious sites in France

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Sysy Ton (3 months ago)
Only saw the outside because of the bike ride and went by at the time of mass .... But a magnificent place nestled in lush greenery !!
Jean 32 (4 months ago)
In full change but still as beautiful and moving
Martine Pujos (6 months ago)
A revitalizing place in the heart of nature. Beautiful church, shop where you can find delicious honey, and there are also very interesting books. Thank you.
marie Guillemette KROGMANN (7 months ago)
The site of the abbey offers on a clear day a superb view of the Pyrenees and very pretty hillsides. in all seasons Legu
Olivier Kubler (7 months ago)
Haven of peace and meditation. Very nice social revitalization project. well done
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