Abbaye de Sénanque, Aix-en-Provence

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    Abbey of Senanque
    by JanPeter74
  • Lavender fields at Senanque (pic not my own)
    Lavender fields at Senanque (pic not my...
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  • Abbaye de Sénanque
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    Abbaye de Senanque

    by JanPeter74 Written Nov 15, 2005

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    The 12th century abbey of Senanque is located in a valley close to Gordes, so a combined visit to these two places might be a nice idea.

    Senanque is one of the standard calender/postcard pictures of the Provence. Many guidebooks as well show a picture of the picturesque abbey with blooming lavender fields in front, making this place a very nice tourist attraction (with, of course, lots of tourist). Unfortunately, we were there late August, so no blooming lavender then, but still a nice place.

    Click the other picture to have an idea of how it looks like with blooming lavender.

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    • Historical Travel

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    L'abbaye de Sénanque

    by Pierre_Rouss Updated Oct 19, 2002

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    Really isolate beautiful abbaye niched at the bottom of a valley surrounded with fields of lavender and gardens. Just 4 km North of Gordes, the view from the plateau is quite impressive.
    Classification: Photography , Site Seeing

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