Romainmôtier. Photo/Foto: TES.


The village of Romainmôtier (canton of Vaud) is an exceptional heritage.

The abbey church of Romainmôtier is a miracle of Romanesque and Gothic art. The cultural history goes back to the early Middle Ages. The first church was built in the fifth or sixtth century.

The new church was built between 996 and 1028. The village was part of the  Kingdom of Burgundy (888-1032) .  Romainmôtier joined the abbey of Cluny in this period.

The Prior’s house is a 13th-century building. The halls and the large fireplaces and the tower create a beautiful medieval setting.

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