Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

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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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The Sanctuary de la Mare de Déu de Lord is a church declared a cultural asset of national interest of Sant Llorenç de Morunys (Solsonès)

The Sanctuary de la Mare de Déu de Lord (cat. El Santuari de la Mare de Déu de Lord) is a church declared a cultural asset of national interest of Sant Llorenç de Morunys (Solsonès).

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It is a temple with one nave, covered with a barrel vault on transverse arches, and side chapels located between …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

La Seu d’Urgell celebrated the feast of St. Anthony by cooking more than 7000 portions of escudella

La Seu d’Urgell celebrated the feast of St. Anthony

by cooking more than 7000 portions of escudella

More than 7,000 bowls of escudella were prepared by members of the Brotherhood of Sant Antoni of la Seu d’Urgell. The inhabitants of the city enjoyed this traditional winter soup from 7:00. It took 2500 kilograms of vegetables, …

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Architecture of the world on the paintings by Joan Mañé

Architecture of the world: the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world. Watercolor by Joan Mañé

Architecture of the world: the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.  A Russian Orthodox cathedral in Moscow, Russia, on the northern bank of the Moskva River, a few hundred metres southwest of the Kremlin. With an overall height of 103 metres (338 ft), it is the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world. Watercolor by Joan Mañé

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