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
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..
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 ..
Le Domaine de Mestré F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Offering a restaurant, Le Domaine de Mestré is located in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye and is surrounded by the countryside. Set in a renovated farmhouse, it offers free WiFi access in public areas. You can also enjoy the garden view from the terrace. Each r..
38 Rue Jean de l'Habit F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Offering a gourmet restaurant, Fontevraud L'hôtel is located in the priory in the historic monument of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, within the heart of the Loire Valley between Touraine and Anjou. It provides free WiFi access and free parking is possible on ..
7 Place Des Plantagenets F - 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Hostellerie La Croix Blanche is located in the heart of the Loire Valley, a Unesco World Heritage Site, 15 minutes from Saumur and Chinon. It features a modern restaurant, a lounge bar, a flowered terrace and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Free Wi..
38 rue St-Jean-de-l'Habit F - 49590 Fontevraud L'Abbaye
In the Abbaye de Fontevraud estate, the chef Thibaut Ruggeri (Bocuse d'Or 2013) proposes creative cuisine. He draws on the produce of the local terroir (Racan chicken, Sainte Maure cheese) and herbs and vegetables from the estate's vegetable garden..
7 place des Plantagenets 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.
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.