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Wonderful place, that is well preserved by an obviously dedicated team, highlighting some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin J
London, United Kingdom
1000 years old !!

This is an amazing building to visit in a lovely town. Plan to spend the day when the market is on... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful place, that is well preserved by an obviously dedicated team, highlighting some of the buildings splendours & history

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is an amazing building to visit in a lovely town. Plan to spend the day when the market is on and enjoy the whole area. To find that it is 1000 years old in 2019 was amazing. Very calm, peaceful and thought provoking. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

A wonderful old church and crypt, with heavy, Romanesque columns and barrel vaults. Don't miss the 12th century floor mosaics at the back.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing, calm and peaceful abbey. Interesting to read about St Philbert and the foundation some 1000 years ago. Well worth a detour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Beautifully restored and maintained. Easy to find by foot from the old town of Tournus. Good tea shop and bar in the vicinity for post-visit refreshments.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

If you visit this Abbaye, be sure to find the shop tucked away to the side of the Abbaye. The items for sale are beautiful for gifts and keepsakes, some of which have been made by the monks and nuns. It's not cheap but you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Our hotel was right across the street from this abbey and it was wonderful to see it in all kinds of light. I could imagine the monks coming to prayer at this abbaye. It is very magical inside. It is very lofty and they have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

When in Tournus, you can't miss the abby St. Philibert. You must take your time (more than an hour) but you will enjoy it. The outside is impressive but the inside even more. Nice scupltures, a crypt not to ignore and take a look at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jurazur
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is one of the more impressive abbeys we visited, first the immense size and the powerful structure amaze the beholder. The organ is very special. The tainted windows have a special serene color composition of shades of green, white and grey never seen this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Pleasant ambiance and a fine space to look around, there are a few parking places just in front of the Abbaye. Located in the center of Tournus and in a always quiet area. Nice to look around the Abbaye aswell.

Date of experience: March 2018
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