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Palais Benedictine

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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“religious art”(8 reviews)
“guided tour”(12 reviews)
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The Palais Benedictine, an architectural masterpiece of gothic and Renaissance inspirations, proposes guided tours all year long on Saturday, Sunday, holidays (except May 1st, December 25th and January 1st), and every day during school holidays at...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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110 rue Alexandre Legrand, 76400 Fecamp, France
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All reviews benedictine palace religious art guided tour interesting visit amazing building old palace tasting room well worth a visit nice museum leisurely pace per adult herbs and spices small amount for sale interesting history alexandre le tasting area
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well laid out and clear descriptions of evertything - in great detail. Beautiful paintings, sculptures and items from Medieval times. Of great historical interest. Magnificent building and architecture. Wonderful spiral staircase in entry hall.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alison S
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Nice place. To visit. And delicious liquor We were welcomed at the bar to taste some of that delicious and different liquor. Try it plain or has a cocktail Boutique was nice and the place was clean and friendly

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank seniorfrog1972
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your comment ! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and the time you spent under the winter garden :)

Reviewed December 5, 2018

Just loved touring the Palais and the Benedictine Tour. There are many artifacts surrounding the Benedictine Motif and Distillery as well as museum artifacts that will astound you. As an example, one such exhibit included door locks from thousands of years ago. Another exhibit example...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel33871
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting and taking the time to post a review ! We are glad you enjoyed your experience at Le Palais :)

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Very nice museum and distillery tour. Generous tasting at the end. Worth the stop and take time to have lunch in the town along the water

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Monique E
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your comment :)

Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Palais was built by the man who re-discovered the recipe for Benedictine, originally created by monks and then lost. He then built this stunningly complicated, elaborate palace for a factory.Try the sampoles, they're a lot of fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank petertN9043SL
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your comment :) We'are gald you had a great time at Le Palais

Reviewed October 6, 2018

We visited the Palais about 15 years ago so did not need the guided tour. However they have a lovely conservatory where we enjoyed a tasting and cup of tea. There is a large selection of drinks and cocktails. I liked the new B &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank plantsman_10
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your time under the winter garden :)

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and we were all surprised as to how nice the place is. Sumptuous rooms upstairs and the distillery downstairs. The tasting room has an adjacent room with tables and chairs so you can sit down and enjoy the lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank darwindan
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your nice comment ! We are glad you enjoyed the whole experience at Le Palais, and we hope to welcome you back :)

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited here in late August. The museum was fine to wander round yourself, didn’t need a guide. You then get put in a group on the walk round the distillery section. At the end, a couple of Benedictine drinks each in the nice courtyard....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kingduncan81
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your comment !

Reviewed September 25, 2018

we really enjoyed this visit we went on our own and were the only English in the group.....the guide was very good and was very good at explain everything in English to us. It was certainly worth the money....and the rooms are kept really good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brenda w
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your nice comment, we are glad you enjoyed your experience at Le Palais :)

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited and the building , the artefacts of Alexander de Grand and the distillery were very impressive . Tasted the Benedictine liquor it was heartwarming. Would recommend

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 330justinf
Johanne Z, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your comment ! :)

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Response from 330justinf | Reviewed this property |
The tour is not too strenuous. There is a flight of stairs to the first part of the tour . The guide takes you at a leisurely pace . You go down another pair of stairs to the cellar . Then there are steps to the final place... More
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Response from Yolande d | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. The Palais Bénédictine is open every day. - Until July 8th: from 10:00am to 13:00am* & 2:00pm to 6:30 pm*. - As from July 9th to Sept 4th: 10:00am to 6:45pm* non stop * Ticketing closed... More
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