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  1. Pauline

    Nouvelle-Aquitaine Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey (Abbaye de Flaran), a Cistercian abbey founded in 1151, is one of the best preserved abbeys in the southwest of France. Inside the abbey is a permanent exhibition on the Way of St. James, the pilgrimage route that passes through Gascony to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Two...
  2. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Saint-Jacques, 19th century from Church of Saint-Pierre, Auch. Pilgrim with the scallop shell.
  3. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Pelerin de Saint-Jacques, 18th century (estimated 1772) from Mezin (Lot-et-Garonne). Statue of a pilgrim walking, wearing scallop shells.
  4. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Inside the abbey.
  5. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Inside the abbey.
  6. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    A beautiful building in a beautiful setting.
  7. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Cloisters.
  8. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Detail on columns.
  9. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Detail on columns.
  10. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    A former Cistercian abbey founded in 1151.
  11. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey (Abbaye de Flaran) in Gascony near Condom.
  12. Flaran Abbey

    Flaran Abbey

    Parking among the trees.
  13. Pauline

    Nouvelle-Aquitaine Prehistoric Cave Art

    The Vézère Valley (La vallée de la Vézère) in the Dordogne (in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-west France) has some of the most significant archaeological finds of the Paleolithic period (200,000 to 10,000 years ago) and many are open to the public. It is home to several caves with...
  14. Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Group tour at the cave entrance.
  15. Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Walking up to the cave entrance.
  16. Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Font-du-Gaume Cave

    About the cave.
  17. Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Walking up to the cave entrance.
  18. National Prehistoric Museum

    National Prehistoric Museum

    Caves in the rock wall above the town.
  19. National Prehistoric Museum

    National Prehistoric Museum

    Entrance.
  20. Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Font-du-Gaume Cave

    Morning line for tickets.
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