Saint-Gaudens Collegiate Church

Saint-Gaudens, France

With its cloister and Chapter House, Saint-Gaudens Collegiate Church was one of the most important religious buildings in the Comminges area. It was home to a College of Canons Ordinary, a community founded by Bishop Bertrand.

The 11th century Romanesque church, built on the typical Pyrenean plan as a basilica with three naves, stands on the site of an earlier construction. It was extended in the 12th and 13th centuries with the construction of the cloister and Chapter House. The lateral North Door was added in the 16th Century.

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

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www.tourisme-stgaudens.com

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Jacques & Annie Demange (9 months ago)
Well renovated collegiate church
Hugo Fernandes (10 months ago)
Very beautiful but the interior is a bit dark
Pere Rovira (10 months ago)
Beautiful church with a spectacular cloister.
Fred Durst (11 months ago)
Very pretty but dark interior, beautiful Aubusson tapestries and a nice little cloister.
Mariano B (15 months ago)
Nice square in the center of town, also the church.
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