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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.

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  • Abbey of Fontevraud Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye

    Last resting place of the Plantagenets, the abbey of Fontevraud remains (despite numerous mutilations) one of France's most important monastic sites. Don't miss the vast 12C church and the Plantagenet tombs in its chancel, the 16C wall paintings in t..

  • Church of Saint Michel Interesting

    F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye

    The church houses an exceptional collection of works of art. The carved giltwood main altar was commissioned by Abbess Louise de Bourbon-Lavedan in 1621 for the abbey church. Note the strained yet peaceful features of the 15C wooden crucifix and the ..

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