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“A nearby visit to Saint-Quentin-de-Baron”

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure
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$149.04*
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Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in La Sauve
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Owner description: Masterpiece of Roman art of 12th century, this Benedictine Abbey quickly became established as an active religious centre. The majestic ruins let discover remarkable sculpted capitals with biblical figures and monsters from ages or far oriental countries. From the top of its bell-tower, you can enjoy a remarkable view on the village and the countryside. In December 1998 the Abbey was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site as one of the stages on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Open:> June to September: from 10 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.> October to May: from 10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed:> Mondays from October to May.> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Brilliant! Before you enter the Abbey, you can do a wine-tasting course of at least three wines. All are very reasonably priced. Don't forget to climb the tower - nice views of the surrounding area.

Thank lynannec
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Reviewed March 21, 2012

Admissions price is over-blown, but on a sunny day it is gorgeous.

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