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.
Quick Facts on Fontevraud Abbey
- Other names
- Fontevraud Abbey
- Phone number
- Opening hours
- Jan-Mar, Nov-Dec: daily 10am-5:30pm
Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct: daily 9:30am-6:30pm
Jul-Aug: daily 9:30am-7:30pm
Closed on Jan 1, May 1, Nov 1, Nov 11, Dec 25
- May-Oct: €8.40 Nov-Apr: €7
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