Turlande La Borie 15230 Paulhenc
Roman chapel dating from the XIIth century with beautiful panorama on the Truyère gorges.
This little chapel was the castle chapel of the Turlande castle which was former situated on the rose quartz rock of Turlande. In this castle was born Robert de Turlande who founded the La Chaise Dieu Abbey.
The castle was destroyed during the Hundred Years War, only the chapel was spared.
In the chapel was placed a roman virgin (today secured somewhere else). She was replaced by a modern copy.
Forgetten for a long time, the chapel is today in renovation.
Classed historic momument.
Panoramic view over the Truyère Gorges.
To know more: https://les-amis-de-turlande.fr
Attention: the chapel is being renovated in 2022 and is closed to visits.
- Altitude : 900 m
- Religious heritage
- Pets welcome