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L'Abbaye Saint-Vincent

Nieul sur l'Autise, 85240 Nieul-sur-l'Autise, France
+33 2 51 50 43 00
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We visited this abbeye on the recommendation of our host at the Manoir de Ponsay. We were charmed... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2016
alpinahed
,
Bristol
Very informative

Information over load but if you have the time and patience you will learn a lot about the various... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Susannah H
,
Chorley, United Kingdom
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  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 10, 2016
“Try the virtual tour”
Sep 13, 2016
“Very informative”
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Nieul sur l'Autise, 85240 Nieul-sur-l'Autise, France
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+33 2 51 50 43 00
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We visited this abbeye on the recommendation of our host at the Manoir de Ponsay. We were charmed by the location and found the sound and visual display of medieval musical instruments fascinating as well as informative. The buildings themselves have been restored and are...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Information over load but if you have the time and patience you will learn a lot about the various orders of the monasteries and their daily life and importance to the area. Remember to show your ticket from a previous visit in the last week...More

Thank Susannah H
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

A beautiful visit which starts with an interactive exhibition recalling the history of the abbey in leatherbound tactile books and this leads into a room containing medieval musical instruments which play as you pass them, The 12th Century cloister is the only full cloister in...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

A beautiful example of a medieval abbey. You must visit the Masion de Eleanor at the same time - right next door.

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Reviewed December 3, 2014

The abbey of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Mother of Richard the Lionheart) is situated in a pretty little village of Nieul Sur L'Autise in the Vendee, just south of Fontenay Le Comte. A beautiful reconstructed Abbey, with Hi-tech information, holograms etc, a lovely little medieval garden,...More

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