Abbaye de la Maigrauge

The Cistercian nuns at Maigrauge are ready to offer young women a temporary retreat in their cloister. Guests who wish to think about their lives in silence, question the meaning and the goal of human existence or give a new direction to their lives are welcome to stay for a minimum of one week... more

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Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate

The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics... more

Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate
11th-century abbey church

11th-century abbey church

The 11th-century abbey church of Payerne is one of the most important Romanesque churches in Switzerland, with its harmonious spaces, delicate... more

Abbaye de la Maigrauge

The Cistercian nuns at Maigrauge are ready to offer young women a temporary retreat in their cloister. Guests who wish to think about their lives in silence, question the meaning and the goal of human existence or give a new direction to their lives are welcome to stay for a minimum of one week or longer.

The Cistercian nuns at Maigrauge are ready to offer young women a temporary retreat in their cloister.

Abbaye de la Maigrauge
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Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate

The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.

The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.

Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate
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11th-century abbey church

The 11th-century abbey church of Payerne is one of the most important Romanesque churches in Switzerland, with its harmonious spaces, delicate stonework and fine murals.

The 11th-century abbey church of Payerne is one of the most important Romanesque churches in Switzerland, with its harmonious spaces, delicate stonework and fine murals. Together with the chapterhouse, it evokes the former splendour of the Cluniac priory. Close by is the intriguing town museum.

11th-century abbey church
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