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  • 1. Abbaye de Montmajour

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This magnificent Romanesque abbey looming over the marshlands north of Arles stands in partial ruin. Begun in the 10th century by a handful...Read More

  • 2. Abbaye de Sénanque

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    If you've fantasized about Provence's famed lavender fields, head to the wild valley some 4 km (2½ miles) north of Gordes (via D177), where...Read More

  • 3. Abbaye St-Victor

    Rive Neuve | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Founded in the 4th century by St. Cassien, who sailed into Marseille full of fresh ideas on monasticism that he acquired in Palestine and Egypt...Read More

  • 4. Cathédrale de la Nouvelle Major

    Le Panier | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This gargantuan, neo-Byzantine 19th-century fantasy was built under Napoléon III—but not before he'd ordered the partial destruction of the...Read More

  • 5. Cathédrale Notre-Dame et St-Castor

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Destroyed and rebuilt in several stages, Nîmes Cathedral was damaged by Protestants during the 16th-century Wars of Religion but still shows...Read More

  • 6. Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The sober Romanesque cathedral was built from recycled fragments of a Gallo-Roman basilica. The cloister is surrounded by richly sculpted...Read More

  • 7. Cathédrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built in a pure Provençal Romanesque style in the 12th century, this cathedral was soon dwarfed by the extravagant palace that rose beside it...Read More

  • 8. Cathédrale St-Sauveur

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Many eras of architectural history are clearly delineated and preserved here. The cathedral has a double nave—Romanesque and Gothic side by...Read More

  • 9. Chartreuse du Val-de-Bénédiction

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The bounty and extravagant lifestyles of the cardinals nourished the abbey in Villeneuve-lez-Avignon. Inside the abbey—which translates, literally...Read More

  • 10. Cloître St-Trophime

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This peaceful haven, one of the loveliest cloisters in Provence, is tucked discreetly behind St-Trophime, the notable Romanesque treasure. A...Read More

  • 11. Collégiale Notre-Dame-des-Anges

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    L'Isle's 17th-century church is extravagantly decorated with gilt, faux marble, and sentimental frescoes. The double-colonnade facade commands...Read More

  • 12. Collégiale St-Martin

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    St-Rémy is wrapped by a lively commercial boulevard, lined with shops and cafés and anchored by its 19th-century church Collégiale St-Martin...Read More

  • 13. Église de la Madeleine

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Though the facade now bears 19th-century touches, this small 17th-century church still contains the center panel of the fine 15th-century ...Read More

  • 14. Église des Stes-Maries

    Museum/Gallery

    What is most striking to a visitor entering the damp, dark, and forbidding fortress-church Église des Stes-Maries is its novel character. Almost...Read More

  • 15. Église St-Firmin

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The interior of the village's Église St-Fermin is overblown rococo—all pink and gold. ...Read More

  • 16. Église St-Jean-de-Malte

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This 12th-century church served as a chapel of the Knights of Malta, a medieval order of friars devoted to hospital care. The church was Aix...Read More

  • 17. Église St-Trophime

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Classed as a world treasure by UNESCO, this extraordinary Romanesque church alone would justify a visit to Arles. The side aisles date to the...Read More

  • 18. Espace Saint Louis

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This graceful old 17th-century Jesuit cloister has been converted for office use by the well-known Avignon Festival—a performing arts event...Read More

  • 19. La Vieille Charité

    Le Panier | Museum/Gallery

    At the top of the Panier district you'll find this superb ensemble of 17th- and 18th-century architecture designed as a hospice for the homeless...Read More

  • 20. Musée du Petit Palais

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    This residence of bishops and cardinals before Pope Benedict XII built his majestic palace houses a large collection of old-master paintings...Read More

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