Two centuries after the French Revolution, a network of Cluniac sites was reborn in 1994 under the impetus of the European Federation of Cluniac Sites. From Scotland to Italy, via England, Switzerland and France, this guide invites you to discover some 160 Cluniac sites.
The abbey of Saint-Maurin is an exception. Although its church has been handed over to the demolition workers, the abbey, which was not suddenly rebuilt, is still essentially present on the whole of its primitive enclosure, in the heart of the village.
Discover the study carried out by Christian Corvisier which gives us the keys to reading the remains of the abbey.
To celebrate the ninth centenary of the abbey church, the Association for the Development of the Heritage of the Abbey of Saint-Maurin has decided to bring to the attention of those interested in religious life during the early Middle Ages and in the monumental and historical heritage of this small village in Aquitaine, the passion of Saint Maurin followed by a critical analysis of his legend and a study of the processional songs specific to this abbey, so that the memory lives on…