Rennes-le-Château is a medieval castle and village situated in the Languedoc area of France. The turbulent history of the area is attested to by the scars on its landscape and by the many ancient fortifications that remain. The village of Rennes itself came to modern fame in the last 100 years. It began essentially when local rumours began to circulate about the existence of a hidden treasure. Although the rumours of a colossal treasure in the region were not new, what was new was that a priest, Berenger Saunière, was said to have discovered a hidden treasure in his church. The priest then went on to acquire and spend vast sums of money and to decorate his church in a most bizarre manner. He began strange lonely walks with Marie Denarnaud in the countryside, returning home with large bags of rocks on his shoulders late at night.
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My name is Sandy Hamblett, inspired and passionate researcher of the mysteries at Rennes-les-Bains.