is a small village in Orbe district, Vaud canton, Switzerland. The village is surrounded by forested lands. With its rustic houses, it is a good place to stop by and explore. The village has a population of only around 400 people (2011 estimate).
The village of Romainmôtier is part of the municipality of Romainmôtier-Envy, following a merger in 1970. The main sight in the village is its beautiful Romanesque buildings, particularly the Église Abbatiale de Romainmôtier, its abbey church which dates to the early 11th century. The interior of the church holds exquisite frescoes done in the 13th and 14th centuries.
A monastery was established here in the 15th century, but it was dissolved following the Reformation. The abbey church however survived, as did its cloister.
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Abbey church of Romainmôtierhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abbazia_Romainmotier_ingresso.JPG
- Église Abbatiale de Romainmôtier
The abbey church and main point of interest in the village.
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