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Abbaye de L'Epau

Address: Le Mans, France
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Ranked #9 of 16 Attractions in Le Mans
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

One of the King Richard (The Lion Heartwifes) from England has lived in this place. There is a grave in her tribute there (I''m not sure if her body is really there...). A visit guide is imperative to undestand how this was part of history and its importance!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you want to discover one of Le Mans' most charming place, there you have to go... The abbaye de l'Epau is well-conserved and you can walk throughout beautiful gardens... In addition, from the Abbaye you can reach a big park with animals form the farm and countryside-related activities.

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51 attraction reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a trip out from town and not very much to see there. If you have seen an abbeys then this one is not worth the effort. It took us about 45 minutes to see and photograph all there was of interest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2003

A quiet resting place for Queen Berengaria, wife of Richard I (The Lionheart). But also, don't miss the tombs at Fontevrault. andrew@stainersmith.demon.co.uk

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