You arrive in Rennes le Château, this tiny village you have heard so much about. An atypical house charms you and attracts you towards a panoramic view. You are in admiration in front of a magnificent landscape! At 500m of altitude, 9 villages are revealed before your eyes, what a beauty!
Change of scenery, heading to the church of St. Mary of Magdalene. Above the porch you read:
“Terribilis este locus iste“,
which means “This place is terrible“. Wow! Curious, you enter the church. What is so terrible about it? Surprised, you are faced with an unusual scene: a devil supporting the holy water font, Asmodeus, guardian of the treasures… On the walls, you notice unusual colorful frescoes for a church, they whisper a story you are curious to know!”
Guided tour to be recommended for those new to this mystery, if one wants to ask questions or understand what seems so strange about these places
You settle down in the Abbot’s soothing garden, while contemplating the emblematic Magdala Tower. You meditate on this famous treasure enigma, on this mysterious way of life that you have just discovered, and curious, you leave with books on the Abbé Saunière, with only one goal: to find his treasure.