Orange

Saint Florent’s Church

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In the 15th Century, Orange was home to many monastic orders. Saint Florent’s was the conventional church of the Cordeliers, or Franciscans. The porch with folding doors coming from the Saint Trophime Church in Arles sits in an austere gothic façade (15th Century). During the Wars of Religion, an eyewitness reported that “the protestants ruined the church where the princes of Orange are, and were not spared”…
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Sold as a national property during the Revolution, it would be used as a hay barn, a stable and a prison before being returned to the Church in 1803. Forty years later, it was given a parish and dedicated to Saint Florent.

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Languages spoken

  • French

Contact

Saint Florent’s Church
Rue Saint Florent
84100 Orange

Coordinates

Longitude : 4.809551
Latitude : 44.136255