The Monastery Made From A Single Tree is situated in Francesti commune, Valcea county. It is 25 kilometers away from the city of Ramnicu-Valcea. The small church of the Monastery was made in the 16th century and was dedicated to The Birth of The Virgin Mary. The religious edifice is located in the cemetery of the village and was declared a national historic monument. According to the locals, the small church was made of a single oak-tree, which was enough for the entire construction.
The Monastery also has a newly built church, that has elements of architecture specific to Matei Basarab`s style.
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