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Amazing for it’s scale and setting in a stunning village

The remains of the Abby are on a grand scale. Not much is left apart from the main church, but a... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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A picture perfect village

We visited this little village on our way from Loire Valley to Sarlat. Absolutely loved it. The... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
San Francisco, California
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1 rue Principale, 24290 Saint-Amand-de-Coly, France
+33 5 53 51 04 56
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The remains of the Abby are on a grand scale. Not much is left apart from the main church, but a visit really gets the imagination working. There are two signposted walks to tell the past history of the town. A longer one for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited this little village on our way from Loire Valley to Sarlat. Absolutely loved it. The Abbey is the centerpiece. It's not splendid at all, but we loved the rustic feel. Again, not many visitors, which was great. There is a parking lot at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

If you are a history buff, this is a place to put on your list! You will be impressed with the preservation of this Abbaye...as you walk up to the entrance you will quickly notice the warn out stones below the massive doors...once inside you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Don and Helene R
Reviewed September 26, 2017

St Amand de Coly is a very small but pleasant medieval village set in a wooded valley. The Abbey is the main centre of attention. Entering the abbey you become very aware of the uneven, sloping, stone floor. The abbey interior is ornate but with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Greecophile
Reviewed September 24, 2017

A must to see if you are local and enjoy some history. This beautiful village is centred around the old Abbey. Beautiful walks and lovely cafe's ... enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Simon H
Reviewed September 9, 2016

walking through the archway does not prepare you for the sight in front of you absolutely amazing, walking into the abbaye is worth the visit you are on the original stone floor that people have been doing for hundreds of years a very humble feeling...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Weekrankie
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Knowing nothing of this historic monument we visited the tourist information office to find out more about the abbey. A video can be seen in English or French which was most informative. There is also a map showing the places of interest which is helpful....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JandrewStamford
Reviewed October 15, 2015

The owners of Le Casse-Noix , Our B&B in Sarla (see separate review) , recommendedthis place to us . Saint Amand-de-Coli is a tiny but very interesting village .The very impressive and beautiful Abbaye is towering over the center of this Medieval village . Please...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank saul g
Reviewed October 9, 2015

This ancient abbey church is well worth visiting if in the area. We found it's simplicity very spiritual and moving. As always with these ancient, beautiful buildings, we do hope visitors leave some money in the collection box, as they need so much to preserve...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank TheCotswoldsWhizzy
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Used for music festivals, the acoustics are wonderful inside the church. While not ornate, the building is imposing and the small village a delight to walk around.

Date of experience: September 2015
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