Skite Sainte-Foy

48160, Saint-Julien-des-Points
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Introduction

Skite Sainte-Foy is an Orthodox monastery dependent on Constantinople. This former 16th century priory is an old fortified farm made of shale stone with openings on an inner courtyard.

The roofs have been restored with shale slate and chestnut beams.

The terraced garden, watered by a spring, offers a magnificent 360 ° view of the Long Valley, on the edge of the Cévennes National Park.

My castle is visitable

Today Orthodox monastery, Skite Sainte Foy is a former priory of the sixteenth century, which stands as an old fortified farm shale stone with openings on an inner courtyard. The terraced garden has a magnificent 360 ° view of the Long Valley, on the edge of the Cévennes National Park. Powered by a spring, the Skite (which means monastic community) is in the middle of a three-hectare property. Nature is a book that inspires contemplation. The monks write this book through the vegetable garden, photography (writing light), poetry, the restoration of stone terraces, cooking ... Possibility (by appointment) to visit the monastery and discover the remains of the twelfth and 16th century, its frescoes, mosaics and contemporary stained glass and to see the photographs of Brother Jean. Private garden, monastic and simple, ecological and spiritual kitchen garden.

Open from May to October, from 14h to 18h, only on RV, exhibition free photos in the alleys of the field, A garden in Lozère.

Reception in English, German.
Decent clothes, no legs, no bare shoulders.

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Spoken languages: French