The Église Sainte-Croix is a Roman Catholic abbey church in Bordeaux, southern France.Use our Bordeaux day trip planner to visit Eglise Sainte-Croix on your trip to Bordeaux, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
It is annexed to a Benedictine abbey founded in the 7th century, and was built in the late 11th-early 12th centuries. The façade is in the Romanesque architectural style.
The church has a nave and four aisles, a transept with apses on each arm, and a polygonal apse. The nave is 39 m long, while the apse is 15.30 m high. The notable organ is from the 18th century.
The church was restored by Paul Abadie in the 19th century. The former Benedictine abbey is now home to the École des beaux-arts de Bordeaux
Eglise Sainte-Croix Reviews
Bellissima abbazia benedettina in stile romanico. Al suo interno un organo maestoso, tornato al suo posto solo di recente. Interessanti i dipinti che la decorano e un altare dedicato a San Mommolino, ... more »Beautiful Benedictine abbey in Romanesque style. Inside a majestic organ, returned to its place only recently. Interesting paintings that decorate it and an altar dedicated to St. Mommolino, protector of the mentally ill, of which I did not exist.
and yet another beautiful old building in Bordeaux! recently restored, the church hold concerts sometimes more »
Beautiful church! Incredible architecture! Amazing grounds, exterior and interior detail.
Historically v interesting
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