A little history of Saint-Michel church in La Garde-Adhémar

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The church - ©Remi Mathis / CC-BY-SA The church - ©Remi Mathis / CC-BY-SA
Saint-Michel church in la Garde-Adhémar Parish church

The first mention of the church dates back to 1105, it belonged to Tournus abbey. At that time, they called it "church de la Garde" and was only a dependence of the priory of the val des Nymphes, located a few kilometres away.

For that matter, Grignan's chapter annexed the priory du Val and the church of Saint-Michel in the 16th century. You know what? A 1620 report said that all the church's stained glass windows were broken and the roof collapsed. We must wait until 1751: roof get new tiles. But in 1849, architect Questel completely restored the building.


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