Church of Sainte-Valerie

The church was formerly attached to a monastery located in a town surrounded by an enclosure, a monastery itself dependent on the abbey of Sainte-Valérie de Chambon-sur-Voueize.

About this building

The church consists of a nave comprising three bays on which open lateral chapels vaulted in a quarter circle; two transepts each having an apsidiolus; and a choir comprising two bays and ending with a square apse chapel.

Key Features

  • Monuments

Visitors information

  • Parking within 250m

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