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Abbey of Sainte-Marie Fontcaude, Cazedarnes 01
Languedoc-Roussillon

The abbey of Sainte-Marie  Fontcaude is an Abbey Prémontrés of the twelfth century, located on the common Cazedarnes, it is actually a hamlet bordering the territory of Cazouls-lès-Béziers. The name means "hot spring in Occitan.

With the imposing nave of the abbey, which is an ultimate example of Romanesque architecture in Languedoc, it is nestled in a valley in a rural setting preserved. Founded in 1154 by the Norbertines, the order of St. Norbert who enjoyed great influence in the Middle Ages.

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