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Abbaye de Jumieges

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Very Impressive

In mid-June 2018, we travelled by bus from Caudebec en Caux, France (where our Vantage river cruise... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Janet M
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Cordova, Tennessee
Spectacular ruins in a beautiful park

You can’t imagine a more “romantic” site. Jumièges Abbey is a huge jumble of ruined buildings set... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
HaNosseah
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Basel, Switzerland
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24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

In mid-June 2018, we travelled by bus from Caudebec en Caux, France (where our Vantage river cruise ship was docked) to Jumieges to tour the ruins of the Jumieges Abbey. It is one of the oldest and most important Benedictine monasteries in Normandy. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

You can’t imagine a more “romantic” site. Jumièges Abbey is a huge jumble of ruined buildings set in beautiful green parkland. The older of the two churches goes back to the 9th century, and some of these Carolingian ruins are still standing. The rest of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The Abbaye de Jumieges is packed with historical significance. The multilingual signage is clear, succinct, and informative. Due to the unfortunate period when the site was ravaged by use as a stone quarry, only one third of the original abbey exists today. Nevertheless, we still...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Great place, surprisingly beautiful.. The restauration is well done, park is very nice and we had a great temporary exposition of Scandinavian photoghraphers... very interesting

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

A sleepy little village with an Abbaye to match Nortre Dame... spectacular... Great pattiserie nearby and great restaurants and walks.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Really a nice place spent 4 hours visiting the Abbaye, great place for taking photographs and a walk in the grounds.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Jumieges Abbey is one of the oldest Benedictine monastries in Normandy. Queen Bathild gave a parcel of land to the monks in 654 but yet in 841 the builing had not started . The building started in the 11 century. The 100 years war disriupted...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

The place is so peaceful and charming. I was fully relaxed and had a wonderful hour inside the walls of abbey.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Impressive site. Beautiful remains of a once important abbey. Currently being restored but still visitable.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gwendolijn
Reviewed October 14, 2017

With mist rising from the Seine and crossing the river by the car ferry, the towers of the Abbaye emerge. The Abbaye dominates the landscape with its soaring towers, wide gardens and ruins. This monument remains one of the most stunning in France and has...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Juline91
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For goodness sake! The entrance fee to this ancient beautiful site is just 6.50 euros. If you can afford a cruise you can afford the entrance fee to these amazing ruins!
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