The history of Saillac is closely linked to its church. Built in the 12th century, it has a unique polychrome tympanum In the region.
Built in the 12th century as a monastery to become a cathedral in 1317, this building required nearly two centuries of work.
On the way to Compostela, this sanctuary is at the heart of the Rocamadour pilgrimage. For nearly 1.000 years, pilgrims from all over the world have come to meet the Black Madonna.
Listed as a historic monument since 1840, this essential monument of Limousin Romanesque art offers you access to the 11th century crypt: unique in Bas-Limousin.
This imposing monument and entirely built in local red sandstone owes its popularity to its bell tower which has managed to preserve, almost in its entirety, its original construction.
This church, remarkably harmonious in its proportions, was built in the 17th century by architects from Sedan and Bouillon, territories also led by the viscounts of Turenne.
This building of theromanesque art is marked by the religious wars of the 16th and 17th centuries. Today we can admire the very beautiful ambulatory with columns, decorated with capitals.
This church is one of rare in the shape of a rotunda and its ten cylindrical pillars separate the center. Inside, you will discover a Virgin of Pity from the 15th century. Classified as a Historic Monument in 1911, it can be visited freely.
Our gentle valley is dotted with vestiges, traces and buildings linked to the presence of its two unique orders. A wealth of valorization work is underway and is worth the detour... follow the guide !
To go to Compostela, it’s easy. You go through Brive then straight on to Rocamadour. You don’t know this path? Hurry up to take it, because it is a path of inner peace, serenity and beauty. In the 12th century, monks wore their sandals there and then it was unjustly forgotten. Ah, seeing Rocamadour perched on the cliff and swooning! It's almost pointless to go any further.
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