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Awesome roman cathedral

Fortified Roman Cathedral, built with black blocks of basalt coming from the old lava flows of the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Philippe E
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Malaunay, France
Well Worth A Visit If You Are in Agde

This fortified cathedral stands on the banks of the River Herault and is a place for quiet... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
michaely416
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Lava rock is unusual”
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Agde is traditional France, with the mediterranean weather beating down 10 months of the year. The place has much to see with the beach, euro park, canal ways and everything in between. The busier cities are all but a short drive from this perfect base...More

1  Thank Running Through M
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Built of lava this small cathedral is not as decadent inside as many catholic churches. The ante room chapel with the crypt is worth a look as well. The painting of the Pope in the pulpit makes it look like he's there from certain angles!

1  Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Not your usual Cathedral type building, but lovely inside and was a lovely place to sit and reflect. Main church closed when private services taking place, otherwise open all day.

1  Thank laurie156
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A very interesting cathedral - quite unusual - and some fascinating architectural features. Look for the misalignment in the interior

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fortified Roman Cathedral, built with black blocks of basalt coming from the old lava flows of the extinct volcano " The Peak Saint Loup ", the most southerly volcano of French Massif Central. All this gives a massive aspect to this building whic hcan be...More

Thank Philippe E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited the Cathedral one afternoon and saw the beautiful interior, it looks so different on the outside but once you go in it takes your breath away. worth a visit whilst you are in the town.

Thank pierremad
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This fortified cathedral stands on the banks of the River Herault and is a place for quiet contemplation on a hot day. The outside is built of grey/black basalt giving the building a rather somber look but venture inside and things by contrast are pleasantly...More

Thank michaely416
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a rather small and dour cathedral, without any outstanding features, but if you are in Adge you may as well have a look inside, if you can avoid the idiots with their flash photography.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

If you follow the dot trail from the tourist centre- you come across the cathedral- of quite an age with Agde being one of the oldest villages in France. After entering the first door you turn right to enter the cathedral, which while not as...More

Thank 666Victoria666
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Such an unexpected find in Agde. Well worth a visit and free of charge. A beautiful cathedral in the back streets of Agde town.

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