Fontevraud Royal Abbey

Fontevraud Royal Abbey
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France

Fontevraud Royal Abbey, situated where the three regions of Poitou, Anjou and Touraine meet, is one of the largest surviving monastic cities from the Middle Ages. The Abbey was listed as an Historic Monument in 1840, and, as part of the Loire Valley, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. In a green valley just a few kilometres from the Loire River, near Saumur, Fontevraud is one of the unmissable stops on a visit to the Loire Valley. A stop, but also a destination … an essentially unique site!

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Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
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