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Visited by Charlemagne and raised to the rank of principality, Murbach was once considered to be one of the four most important abbeys of the Holy Roman Empire. Built around 728 at the edge of the green valley of Guebwiller (Haut-Rhin), at the foot of the Grand Balloon of Alsace, it testified to the power of the Church in this territory which belonged to farmers and warriors recently converted.

Today relegated to the status of a simple parish church, the Benedictine Abbey of Murbach has not lost its luster of yesteryear. Like a contemporary fortress, standing in the heart of a green flow, its architecture testifies to its past splendor. The massive facade, which precedes the transept surmounted by two towers, originally marked the center of the abbey. As for the entry of the monks, it was through the end of the nave (destroyed in the 18th century), adjoining the cloister. Not to be missed: its elegant vault, 19 m high, a technical feat of Romanesque art.

Murbach Abbey, 1 rue de l'Église, 68530 Murbach. Open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., free visit. To enjoy a breathtaking view of the monument and the surrounding valleys, take the path that leads to the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette chapel (5 minutes on foot).

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