11 juin 2007

Church Saint Andre in Saint-Rambert sur Loire

With the origin, Holy Rambert, a Roman village of the name of Occiacum, was given to the Abbey of Island-Bores. The monks founded a priory and renamed the place Saint-Andre-of-Olmes.In 1078, when the relics of Rambert Saint were brought, the village took its final name, and was then an important place of pélerinage. Built on a hillock dominating the plain and the river, Saint Rambert was, with the Middle Ages, surrounded by 2 enclosing walls of which there remain some elements today. The ... [Lire la suite]
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