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A delightful evening stroll from Caunes Minervois

The torrential rain had finally stopped after days of flooding in this beautiful area. Unable to... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful setting

We walked from Caunes Minervois (2.2km each way) and followed the road which was very well... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

The torrential rain had finally stopped after days of flooding in this beautiful area. Unable to get buses in or out if the village, and the dreadful weather , we decided to walk along some little roads to a local landmark. It was 4pm and...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We walked from Caunes Minervois (2.2km each way) and followed the road which was very well signposted. We recommend the walk as it was very pleasant, quiet and lovely scenery with many vines. A beautiful church sits beneath the mountains with lovely views. A good...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This modest looking church has a beautiful interior and stunning views of a river gorge. People picnic on the grounds, which is not surprising, given the views. The church has a history connected to pilgrimages to Lourdes. It is close to the marble quarry which...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed May 1, 2017

It was an accident, we were out for a drive and well there it was. A Church with no visable congregation. In the surrounding area there is an interesting walk around the stations of the cross .... inside the church there are some nice stained...More

Thank thebuns
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Notre Dame du Cros is a lovely old church just outside of Caunes Minervois. It is a destination of tranquil beauty where one can visit the old church and also enjoy the surrounding peacefulness in the river gorge. It is also a great place to...More

Thank richornsby
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are seeking peace or spiritual mindfulness, this small church in the hills will assist you. Located on an east to Western France pilgrim's trail, this is a place of calmness with beautiful small shrines along the paths. You can drive or walk from...More

Thank dmjnTrausse
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Always visit Notre dame du Cros. A peaceful haven filled with history. Also a great place to start a walk and perhaps visit the marble quarry

Thank 222crawford
Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is a very beautifull church, Just a few things need some extra care in restauration. But the most fascinating part of the visit is the source. You walk around the church, into a little field where you find in the back the source of...More

Thank Georges V
Reviewed April 12, 2016

We first discovered Notre Dame du Cros 10 years ago, and have visited it many times. The little chapel is charming, but there are many more places to discover in the valley. The chapel is the site of an ancient healing spring, and there is...More

Thank pipt99
Reviewed March 11, 2016

This church near Caunes-Minervois is worth the visit. Its history includes passage of the pilgrims going to Lourdes in SW France and has a beautiful interior. It is also a terrific place for hiking in the hills and picnics.

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