Things to see and do - Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire
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St Benoit and Max Jacob are associated with the town; the former on account of his relics, venerated here since the 8C; the latter, a 20C poet, made this his place of retreat. The Benedictine basilica has a remarkable tower portal. Nearby is the little church of Germigny des Prés, a rare jewel of Carolingian art and one of France’s earliest churches.
Tourist attractions Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire : Things to see and do
1 avenue de l’Abbaye
Built between 1067 and 1107 in pale Nivernais stone (although the nave was only finished in the late 12C) this site was at the forefront of western intellectual life. The belfry-porch is a particularly fine example of Romanesque art. Note the carved ..
65 rue Orléanaise F - 45730 Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire
Located in Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, La Madeleine is 150 metres from Fleury Abbey and 8 km from Sully-sur-Loire. It offers free Wi-Fi, a terrace and a restaurant with a fireplace and chandeliers. All the heated rooms feature a desk, a telephone and a ..
7 place St-André F - 45730 St-Benoît-sur-Loire
The restaurant is in a regional house with a terrace on a pedestrian square in the village, where the poet Max Jacob is buried. Good classic cuisine with inventive touches.