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Chapelle et crypte de Dromon

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Religious heritage, Chapel, Crypt, Religious site, Classified (CMN) in Saint-Geniez

  • Very enigmatic place, the chapel and the crypt of Dromon will unveil their mysteries and beauty for you.

  • To the east of the village on the crest of a deep ravine, stands the rock of Dromon; the remains of an oppidum was found on top of it. The seepage of water into the cliff edges supplies the Fontaine du Corbeau (fountain of the Raven) in a small natural cave.

    At the foot of this rock, in this impressive site, a chapel dated 17th century still raises a pilgrimage; it holds onto the Dromon rock and hides underneath a curious crypt (8th or 9th century) of main interest (fertility!). This...
    To the east of the village on the crest of a deep ravine, stands the rock of Dromon; the remains of an oppidum was found on top of it. The seepage of water into the cliff edges supplies the Fontaine du Corbeau (fountain of the Raven) in a small natural cave.

    At the foot of this rock, in this impressive site, a chapel dated 17th century still raises a pilgrimage; it holds onto the Dromon rock and hides underneath a curious crypt (8th or 9th century) of main interest (fertility!). This martyrium is probably also dedicated to Dardanus, prefect of Gaul. The rock itself was crowned by an additional defense tower until the 14th century.

    In the church, admire the alabaster virgin (17th century) originated from the Dromon chapel.
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  • From April 15, 2021 until June 30, 2021
    Opened On Tuesday, On Thursday, On Saturday
    * Visites sur rendez-vous.
  • From July 1, 2021 until August 31, 2021
    Opened On Tuesday, On Wednesday, On Thursday, On Friday, On Saturday
    * Visite dimanche et lundi sur appel téléphonique (panneau indicatif sur le parking)
  • From September 1, 2021 until October 15, 2021
    Opened On Tuesday, On Thursday, On Saturday
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