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Lagrasse is a beautiful little town in the Languedoc region of south central France, located about 30 km from Carcassonne. The town is famous for its ancient abbey, which was founded around 800AD. Construction of the Abbey was approved by Charlemagne. Lagrasse has other historic antiquities including a beautiful 12th century stone bridge that crosses the Orbieu River that passes along the town's edge. Lagrasse also still has the remains of centuries old medieval defensive walls and tower. Its narrow city streets are a pleasure to explore. Lagrasse, France is also an excellent place to stop for an evening and enjoy a wonderful French meal. This page has photos of the 12th century Orbieu Bridge, the Abbey of Lagrasse, the St. Michel Cathedral, medieval art and gargoyles, Lagrasse city streets, and medieval walls. The photos below will enlarge when pointed at with your mouse. Use the arrow keys to center them. Alternatively, you can use the Slideshow to see these photos of Lagrasse, France.

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photo of a Lagrasse building
Lagrasse Building #9587
This is a photo of an old Lagrasse building front.

photo of the Lagrasse Abbey
Lagrasse Abbey #9554
This is a photo of the scenic Lagrasse Abbey.

photo of the Lagrasse bridge and abbey
Abbey and Bridge #8386
This is a view of the Lagrasse bridge and Lagrasse Abbey.

photo of a bridge over the Obieu 



River in Lagrasse, France
Bridge Over Orbieu #7019
The Lagrasse bridge over the Orbieu River dates back to the 12th century.

photo of St. Michel in Lagrasse
St. Michel #8371
This is a photo of the ancient hump-backed bridge in Lagrasse.

photo of the Obieu River in 



Lagrasse, France
Orbieu River at Lagrasse #7024
This is a view of the edge of Lagrasse, France along the Orbieu River.

photo of Lagrasse area scenery
Lagrasse Scenery #8387
This photo shows some of the scenery outside of town.

photo of a Lagrasse street
Lagrasse Street #9582
This is a photo of the ancient hump-backed bridge in Lagrasse.

photo of the old covered market in Lagrasse

, France
Lagrasse Covered Market #9586
This is a view of the edge of Lagrasse, France along the Orbieu River.

photo of the Lagrasse defensive tower
Lagrasse Defensive Tower #9565
Photo of the ancient Lagrasse defensive tower.

photo of the Lagrasse defensive tower
Lagrasse Tower #9568
This is a photo of the ancient hump-backed bridge in Lagrasse.

photo of the Obieu River in 



Lagrasse, France
Orbieu River at Lagrasse #7024
This is a view of the edge of Lagrasse, France along the Orbieu River.

photo of Lagrasse and the Obieu River
Lagrasse On the Orbieu #8388
This photo shows a view of the edge of Lagrasse on the Orbieu River, the ancient hump-backed bridge, and in the distance the famous Abbey de Lagrasse.

photo of a bridge in Lagrasse, France
Stone Bridge #8091
This is a photo of the ancient hump-backed bridge in Lagrasse.

photo of a bridge in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Bridge #8097
This is the ancient bridge in Lagrasse as seen from next to the Orbieu River.

photo of a bridge in Lagrasse, France
Orbieu Bridge Reflections #8102
This photo shows the old Lagrasse bridge and its reflection in the Orbieu River

photo of the ancient bridge and abbey of Lagrasse
Lagrasse Bridge and Abbey #8385
This is a photo of the ancient Lagrasse Bridge over the Orbieu River and the ancient Abbey.

night photo of a bridge over the 



Obieu River in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Bridge at Night #7052
This is a photo of the ancient Lagrasse bridge taken after dark.

photo of a cafe in Lagrasse, 



France at night.
Lagrasse Cafes at Night #7047
Lagrasse is a comfortable town to enjoy dinner or a drink.

photo of a shop in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Shop Front #6939
This photo shows one of the Lagrasse shops.

photo of a store front in Lagrasse, 



France
Lagrasse Street #6938
This is a photo of the main street in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a street scene in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Street #6945

photo of a street in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Street #6971

photo of a street in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Street #7030

photo of a street after dark 



in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Street at Night #7048
Tidy Lagrasse, France after dark.

photo of the Abbey of Lagrasse
Lagrasse Abbey #9556
This is the photogenic ancient Abbey of Lagrasse.

photo of the Abbey de Lagrasse in 



Lagrasse, France
Abbey de Lagrasse #6979
A view of the Abbey de Lagrasse.

photo of a wine cave in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Wine Cave #7311
Lagrasse is in the Corbieres wine district, the largest wine producing region of France.

photo of a Lagrasse Street
Lagrasse Street #9551
Photo of a street in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a water pump in Lagrasse, France
Lagrasse Well Pump #6973
This is a photo of an old water pump in the town's marketplace.

photo of a St. Michel church in 



Lagrasse, France
St-Michel Detail #6947
This is a small stone carving on the wall of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of the Abbey de 



Lagrasse, France
View of Abbey de Lagrasse #7305

photo of a lane at Abbey de Lagrasse, 



France
Lagrasse Abbey Lane #6980

photo of a lane at Abbey de Lagrasse, 



France
Abbey Ceiling #7002
This is a photo of a ceiling inside the Abbey de Lagrasse, France.

photo of the courtyard at Abbey de 



Lagrasse, France
Abbey Courtyard #7010
A courtyard inside the Abbey.

photo of a doorway at Abbey de 



Lagrasse, France
Abbey Doorway #6993
This is a photo of a doorway inside the ancient Abbey.

photo of a stone carving at Abbey de 



Lagrasse, France
Abbey Stone Carving #6983
These stone carvings are inside the Abbey de Lagrasse.

photo of stained glass in St. Michel church in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Stained Glass #6953
This is an example of stained glass inside St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a lane at Abbey de Lagrasse, 



France
St. Michel Stained Glass #6952

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #6943
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #6946
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9550
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9546
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8373
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9549
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8374
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8377
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a gargoyle on St Michel in Lagrasse, 



France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8378

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8379
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #8380
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

photo of a gargoyle on St Michel in Lagrasse, 



France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9543

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel in 



Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9544
This is a gargoyle on the outside of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse.

photo of a gargoyle on St. Michel 



church in Lagrasse, France
St. Michel Gargoyle #9545
This is a photo of another gargoyle on the exterior of St. Michel Cathedral in Lagrasse, France.

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