Lérins Abbey is a Cistercian monastery on the island of Saint-Honorat,on the French Riviera, with an active monastic community.There has been a monastic community there since the 5th century. The construction of the current monastery buildings began around 1073. Today the monks cultivate vineyards and produce wine ..
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