The Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure is located in the municipality of La Sauve in the French department of Gironde, in the vineyards of the Entre -deux-Mers . Although in ruins, this abbey is an example of Romanesque interesting. Its main attraction lies in the many sculptures that adorn the capitals of columns still intact.

The Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure been ranked as historic monuments by the list of 1840. This first protection is confirmed by an order published in the Official Journal in 1914, followed by the protection of land containing several the ruins. This package is subject to a classification as historical monuments since April 12, 1929 . Finally, the land left by previous orders are classified as historical monuments by order of 9 April 20021 . Moreover , the abbey was listed in December 1998 as World Heritage by UNESCO under the road to St Jacques de Compostela in France.
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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:France
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