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More to this place than meets the eye.

The very old abbey church olds some secrets. There are wonderful roman mosaics to be seen behind... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Serenade
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United Kingdom
Very beautiful place, but you need to speak french.

The place is really beautiful, and it's best to go on the guided tour which takes you down below to... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
Robolasse
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Horsens, Denmark
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Sep 15, 2017
“More to this place than meets the eye.”
Jul 26, 2017
“Very beautiful place, but you need to speak french.”
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At the hearth of the village of Sorde, visit the Abbaye de Sorde, an outstanding historic monument inscribed on the World Heritage List as part of the Route of Santiago de Compostela. During the guided tour (40 minutes), discover the chapter house...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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232 Place de l Eglise, 40300 Sorde-l'Abbaye, France
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+33 5 58 73 09 62
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

The very old abbey church olds some secrets. There are wonderful roman mosaics to be seen behind the altar as it was built over a roman villa. The old Roman baths and further mosaics are to be found in the Prior's house which is still,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Serenade
AbbayeSorde s, L'équipe de l'Abbaye de Sorde at Abbaye de Sorde, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Thank you for your great message ! We're glad you could make the guided tour. The Abbey is currently undergoing restoration works, new spaces are opened as the work is done. We look forward to seeing you soon at the Abbey.

Reviewed July 26, 2017

The place is really beautiful, and it's best to go on the guided tour which takes you down below to the tunnels. The problem is the lack of English by the guide (which seemed very competent) and the staff. We are from Denmark, and we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Robolasse
AbbayeSorde s, Gérant at Abbaye de Sorde, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Hello, and thank you for this review so nice for our place. Yes, it's true, we have lack of english... but as we work to that ! Usually the tour is only in french with english's paper guide. That day, our guide make the tour...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016

we did not go on the guided tour because we would have had to wait nearly 1 hour for it to start so we decided to visit the site on our won. little left to see and the modern exhibition inside the building was a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Claire C
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