Things to see and do - Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye Travel guide
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye : Michelin's recommendations
The Loudun road on the south side of the village commands a fine view of this lovely abbey sheltered in a valley on the border between Anjou and Touraine.
Tourist attractions Fontevraud-l'Abbaye : Things to see and do
F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Inside the church, don't miss the soft stone polychrome recumbent statues of the Plantagents, dating from the early 13C, which represent Henry II, Count of Anjou and King of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine, his wife, and their son, Richard the Lionhear..
F - Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
The church houses an exceptional collection of works of art. The main carved, gilt wooden altar was commissioned by Abbess Louise de Bourbon-Lavedan in 1621 for the abbey church. Note the peaceful yet strained features of the 15C wooden crucifix and ..
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7, place des Plantagenêts. F - 49590 FONTEVRAUD L'ABBAYE
Opposite the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is Hostellerie La Croix Blanche with it’s limestone buildings. It seems like a small village in it’s own right. In La Croix Blanche they have been cultivating the art of welcoming travellers since 1696 and you w..
allée Ste-Catherine F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Despite the name, expect no unicorns at this 18C residence (tufa, beams) but the terrace and flower-filled garden are delightful. Produce from the kitchen garden features on the menu.
7 pl. des Plantagenêts F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
After visiting the abbey or having a good night's sleep in the hotel, come and sample the delicious regional cuisine with modern touches.