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Abbaye de Saint-Roman, Beaucaire

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Recognized as a National Heritage Site of France, Abbaye de Saint-Roman served as a cave monastery for over a thousand years. You can explore a chapel, cloisters, tombs, terrace, and walls and networks of underground chambers. The abbey was constructed in the 9th, 10th, 12th, and 15th centuries. The path to the abbey leads past a large chamber and monks' cells to the tomb of Saint Roman in a chapel carved out of the limestone. A walk up to the terrace gives you a clear view of the Rhone and other significant features of the surrounding area. Put Abbaye de Saint-Roman into our Beaucaire travel route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Beaucaire.
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  • A long walk up the hill in the late afternoon afforded us a great view of the river valley and mostly a private visit to this troglodyte abbey overlooking Beaucaire. The graves cut into the rocks... 
    A long walk up the hill in the late afternoon afforded us a great view of the river valley and mostly a private visit to this troglodyte abbey overlooking Beaucaire. The graves cut into the rocks...  more »
  • Well worth a visit for its interesting and unusually varied history. Quite different from other abbeys. 
    Well worth a visit for its interesting and unusually varied history. Quite different from other abbeys.  more »
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  • Loved it! Information available in English and German.
  • Interesting visit. Information available in English.

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