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A little history of Notre-Dame-d'Alidon

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Parish church Notre-Dame-d'Alidon church

Nestles in the quiet city of Oppède-le-Vieux, this is the the castle old chapel! Raised to a collegiate in the middle of the 16th century, the church was here since a century.

In the beginning of the 16th century, it was called Our-Lady of Dolidon: a strange name which comes from the Latin word dolore, “pain”!

Restored in 1547, 1815 and 1869, it seems so fragile, nowadays...

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