Roussillon, Gordes and the Senanque Abbey

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If you’re looking for an easy day out from your base in Lourmarin, you can’t go wrong with this itinerary. Start your day with a visit to the exquisite Abbey de Senanque, a 12th century Cistercian abbey nestled between hills and surrounded by brilliant fields of summer lavender – one of the most iconic places […]

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Cistercian Abbeys of Provence

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If it’s peace and tranquility or a bit of interesting history you’re after, you should visit one of Provence’s three iconic 12th century Cistercian abbeys – Sénanque, Le Thoronet and Silvacane. At the end of the 11th century, monks ruled as lords from more than 1,200 abbeys in Europe, handing out their own justice and […]

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