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St. Papoul Abbey is one of the Nineteen Gems of Architecture and an Important Religious Center of the Cathar Country

St. Papoul Abbey (fr. L’Abbaye de Saint-Papoul) is the former Benedictine abbey located in Saint-Papoul, a few kilometers from Castelnaudary and Carcassone, in the Montagne foothills.

It is one of the nineteen gems of architecture and an important religious center of the Cathar country (Pays Cathare), which is a historical area in the South of France.

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Eus, the commune of the Eastern Pyrenees, included in the list of the Most Beautiful French Villages

Eus village (fr. Eus) is the commune of the Eastern Pyrenees, included in the list of the most beautiful French villages. It is located between the Conflent valley and the Canigo Mountain.

The village’s distinctive feature is that it is the sunniest village in France. It holds the record for having the most sunny days per year …

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The Museum of Machine Dolls (le musée des Automates): a laboratory of magic

The Museum of Machine Dolls (le musée des Automates): a laboratory of magic. Limoux, France.

“We are glad to welcome you in the secret realm of magic, where our characters come to life …”, says Judith Moran, daughter of Jean-Jacques Ausch and Martina Moran, a family in love with the creation of all these unique machine …

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Yellow Train, an important part of the Cultural and Tourist Heritage of the Eastern Pyrenees (France)

The Yellow train (fr. train jaune)

There is the railway station in Villefranche de Conflent from which you can reach Latour de Carol. The normal gauge railway tracks change at the Villefranche – Vernet-les-Bains railway station to a narrow gauge railroad, which is for the yellow tourist train.

The railway’s construction began in 1903 and …

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Sant Sadurní d’Arenys d’Empordà is a religious building in the municipality of Garrigàs (Alt Empordà) included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia

Sant Sadurní d’Arenys d’Empordà (cat. Sant Sadurní d’Arenys d’Empordà) is a religious building in the municipality of Garrigàs (Alt Empordà) included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.

The building of the temple of Sant Sadurní is located on a hill 2.5 kilometers from Garrigàs. This church has a single nave with a semicircular …

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