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French Churches

It seemed that most every town we visited had a beautiful church or cathedral. Some dated from medieval times and others were relatively new (19th century).

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Eglise Notre Dame de la Persévérence (St. Mary of Perseverance), Barbizon, France
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Bayeux Cathedral, built between the 12th and 16th centuries.
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Stained glass window on the Bayeux Cathedral
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St. Cecelia Cathedral in Albi was built in the 13th century. The outside looks more like a fort than a church, while the inside is full of ornate paintings, sculptures and carvings.
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Side altars inside the Albi Cathedral
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The Cathedral in Le Mans