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this was a dream day for me, the Abbey was amazing. I couldn't believe the art and manuscripts on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vivienne C
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Gosford, Australia
Step back in 1510!

Back in Year 1510 when the Benedictine Monks created the Benedictine spirit reciepe made of 27... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2019
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Cusset, France
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Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

Lovely historic palace and distillery. Great museum to spend a couple of hours with plenty of art and history to admire. Don't miss the liquor tasting at the end of the tour in the winter garden.

Date of experience: September 2019
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thank you very much for visiting Le Palais and for taking the time to leave us a review ! We are glad you enjoyed your visit :)

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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the museum, history and the manufacturing process.
Of course the tasting was the best.
Dont spoil the medicine with to nice or fruit juice.

Date of experience: September 2019
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your review, we are glad you enjoyed the tour !

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Reviewed September 26, 2019

Visited the Palais Benedictine. Holds many treasures and also the only place in the world where Benedictine is made.

Date of experience: September 2019
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Thank you for your visit & your review !

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Reviewed September 26, 2019

We toured the Palais Benedictine in Fecamp. It is the ONLY place in the world where Benedictine is made. (NOTE:Benedictine is an age-old liqueur originally developed by in this palais by monks.)
The tour included viewing the palais and various old artifacts. Some were unique such as a room filled with wrought-iron products of the 1500's and 1600's, including some huge locks and door hinges and door latches. Also many old manuscripts and documents. Was quite fascinating.
Also viewed a replica of the process for making Benedictine and ended with a sample tasting of the product.
Interesting Tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to leave us a review ! We are glad you enjoyed your visit at Le Palais, and we hope to welcome you back :)

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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

We ordered online our tickets and booked our tour at 1200 hrs. When we arrived a quarter before noon the reception informed us that museum will close at 1230 and that the time was too short to do a tour. She recommended to come back at 1400 hrs. We just drove one hour to be in time for the tour at 12!!!! Ok we walked around in Fécamp for 2 hrs and came back. The guided tour was disappointed. The guide told exactly the same story as we just have heard and seen in the video at the museum. Also the interesting part, the copper distillations barrels, we were not allowed to enter. Therefore I would NOT recommend to make a trip to visit the Palais Benedictine.

Date of experience: September 2019
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2019

Thank you for visiting Le Palais and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry about this situation, which should not have happened. We have implemented actions so i doesn't happen again to another visitor. About the distillery, we advise our visitors who are interested in the liquor especially to join the Connoisseur tour, on which they learn more about the elaboration process of the Bénédictine liquor. For safety reasons, the distillery isn't open, as it is a production area. We invite you to contact us through social medias (Facebook/Instagram) or at infos@benedictine.fr so we can find a way to improve your Experience with us.

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