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Pictures, photos & images of Senanque Abbey France. The Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque is a picturesque Cistercian Abbey tucked away in a deep valley below the village of Gordes in the département of the Vaucluse in Provence.

Founded in 1148 by Bishop Cavaillon and Ramon Berenguer II, count of Barcelona and Provence, the Romanesque abbey was laid out following the lines of Citeaux Abbey, the mother house of the Cistercians. The rule of the Abbey was austere for...
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