Church of Sainte-Croix

Building built in the 13th century by one of the Viscounts of Aubusson to house a fragment of the cross of Christ. In its present state, it is the result of a reconstruction in the 17th century, followed by rebuilding and enlargements in the 18th and 19th centuries.

About this building

The nave is vast, the bays were built in two stages in the 17th century, vaulted with cross vaults or ribbed vaults for the central nave and ribbed vaults for the side aisles. Impressive pillars separate the central part from the side aisles. The whole is of modest height.

Key Features

  • Stained glass
  • Interior features

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m

Other nearby buildings

Église Saint-Avit

Built to watch over the valley, the Church of St Avit was fortified in the 16th century to provide defenders with a stronger position. You can still see the arrow slits and small windows.