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Salles became a village dedicated to religion with the installation of a priory. Founded in the 10C by Cluny monks, it was occupied by a chapter of Benedictine nuns in the 14C who, in the 18C became canoness-countesses.
Tourist attractions Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais : Things to see and do
place du Chapitre F - 69460 Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais
This picturesque square, shaded by lime trees, is where the canonesses had their comfortable houses. Note the church chevet and Romanesque bell-tower with a pyramid-shaped roof, typical of 12C Beaujolais churches.
rue de l’Église F - 69460 Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais
The entrance to this small, rural church is through a pretty Romanesque doorway. The prior's pulpit dating from the 16C and the 18C stalls are particularly noteworthy.