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Mt-St-Odile-Alsace-France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj
N 48° 25.991 E 007° 24.034
32U E 381693 N 5365683
Quick Description: Place of prayer and rest for pilgrims on the way to Compostela. Lieu de prières et de repos pour les pélerins en marche vers Compostelle.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 10/6/2014 6:16:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMMM4F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 10

Long Description:
Mont Sainte-Odile (Odilienberg in German) is a Vosges mountain, located in the department of Bas-Rhin, peaking at 764 meters. It is topped by Abbey Hohenbourg convent overlooking the plain of Alsace, founded by St. Odile, patron saint of Alsace, daughter of the Duke of Etichon. Mecca of Alsatian culture, this convent is a popular pilgrimage site, for pilgrims to Santiago too.

Le mont Sainte-Odile (Odilienberg en allemand) est un mont vosgien, situé dans le département du Bas-Rhin, culminant à 764 mètres d'altitude. Il est surmonté par l'abbaye de Hohenbourg, couvent qui surplombe la plaine d'Alsace, fondé par sainte Odile, patronne de l'Alsace, fille du duc d'Etichon. Haut lieu de la culture alsacienne, ce couvent est un site de pèlerinage très fréquenté, par les pelerins de Compostelle aussi.
Country: France

Type of Waymark: Way Marker

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