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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serge serrat (8 months ago)
Magnificent place steeped in history
Lara Lozano (10 months ago)
It is almost totally rebuilt / reinvented. Although it does give you an idea of ​​what it would have been like… a good stop along the way.
Magne deux (11 months ago)
Very beautiful Romanesque church which is worth a look inside and out
Virginie Viaud (13 months ago)
Beautiful Collegiate Church with a pretty cloister to take beautiful photos during communion, wedding ...
Pere Folch (18 months ago)
The header is beautiful and the cloister is well worth it
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