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The valley of Frescoes

From Saint Savin to Saulge there are numerous churches that have wonderful frescoes.

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These photos show some of the frescoes that date from the XIX century that are to be seen in the church of Saint Divitien at Saulge.
Peintures murales
Peintures murales

The restoration of these paintings, which was done in two phases, was completed in 2013.


The restoration work was funded by the State, the Region Poitou-Charentes, the Department of La Vienne, the Communaute de Communes de Montmorillonais and the Commune of Saulge.

Click to see photos of the restoration work