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I hadn't read very much about Abbaye de Jumieges before deciding to stop here on a day trip from Rouen. It was a suggested highlight in a couple of guidebooks, but nothing said it was a must-see. I'm glad my friend and I made the...More
Reputed to be the most beautiful ruins in France and they could well be right. Mostly built of a white stone set in a grass parkland, they are both substantial and atmospheric. The two towers are particularly impressive. Worth an hour if anyone’s time.
This is one of the oldest and grandest of the Normandy abbeys, sadly now a ruin after getting sacked during the French revolution. Go on a sunny (not too hot as there is no shade) day. However, the ruin of the main church, although largely...More
Got the guidebook to the Abbey and walked to the 12 stops.
Visiting one of the oldest Abbeys in the region is amazing to see.
The fact that it is still standing is amazing.
After a walking tour of downtown Rouen, got a ride out...More
Nice place to visit if you have never been to an abbey turned into ruins, quiet and calm. There is not much of an abbey left and if you are not a fan of such places book an hour or less for a visit. Check...More
A payable site but worth the entry. Stunning white stone and awesome vestiges of the buildings. Everyone very welcoming and chairs dotted around to rest and contemplate the surroundings. The scale of the whole place and the ruins are impressive.
You can see the top of the church tower from the outside, but otherwise no; there is a wall around the whole site and there is a building (that contains the entrance and shop) in front of the most beautiful part of the... More
You can see the top of the church tower from the outside, but otherwise no; there is a wall around the whole site and there is a building (that contains the entrance and shop) in front of the most beautiful part of the abbaye.