Founded in 1100, the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is now a museum and cultural center. The beautifully restored abbey complex includes a Romanesque church with royal tombs, a lovely Renaissance cloister and a Byzantine-Romanesque kitchen.

Facts & Stats on Fontevraud Abbey

Go Historic ID
318792
Names
Fontevraud Abbey
Fontevrault Abbey
Dates
1105-60

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
BP 24
Fontevraud l'Abbaye, France
49590
Contact
02-41-51-73-52

Resources for Fontevraud Abbey

  1. Official Website of Fontevraud Abbey Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Fontevraud Abbey - Fontevraud l'Abbaye, France