Sunday, April 14, 2013

Modernist Monastery, architect Roger Angers ... tiny Provencal village of Le Crest at first glance no different from hundreds of the same French provincial towns: small houses, cafe with striped umbrellas in the dusty town square, in the depths of space - a stone wall dilapidated medieval buildings, not the castle, not the abbey. At Le Cross plays the role of a noble ruins of Chateau du Cross, and his appearance is deceptive: in fact there is nothing typical and obychnogo.Shato really was visited in his time and strength, and to a monastery. Built in the XII century, it has long served as the residence of the bishops of the county Vaison-la-Romaine.