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Photo of Senanque Abbey

Across the Wheat Field

Glimpse of the apse nestled behind a golden wheat field. Nestled in a valley in Provence famed for its lavender fields, the Cistercian Abbey of Senanque was founded in 1148. The austere and harmonious church, built in the Romanesque style, was consecrated in 1178.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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