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Wonderful Abbey, Almost 1000!

A wonderful old church and crypt, with heavy, Romanesque columns and barrel vaults. Don't miss the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FoxyBuckeye2015
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Springfield, Ohio
Beautiful historic abbey

Amazing, calm and peaceful abbey. Interesting to read about St Philbert and the foundation some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Francis M
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Bedale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful old church and crypt, with heavy, Romanesque columns and barrel vaults. Don't miss the 12th century floor mosaics at the back.

Thank FoxyBuckeye2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, calm and peaceful abbey. Interesting to read about St Philbert and the foundation some 1000 years ago. Well worth a detour.

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully restored and maintained. Easy to find by foot from the old town of Tournus. Good tea shop and bar in the vicinity for post-visit refreshments.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed August 17, 2018

If you visit this Abbaye, be sure to find the shop tucked away to the side of the Abbaye. The items for sale are beautiful for gifts and keepsakes, some of which have been made by the monks and nuns. It's not cheap but you...More

1  Thank Colleen F
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Our hotel was right across the street from this abbey and it was wonderful to see it in all kinds of light. I could imagine the monks coming to prayer at this abbaye. It is very magical inside. It is very lofty and they have...More

1  Thank yupoarist
Reviewed April 17, 2018

When in Tournus, you can't miss the abby St. Philibert. You must take your time (more than an hour) but you will enjoy it. The outside is impressive but the inside even more. Nice scupltures, a crypt not to ignore and take a look at...More

Thank Jurazur
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is one of the more impressive abbeys we visited, first the immense size and the powerful structure amaze the beholder. The organ is very special. The tainted windows have a special serene color composition of shades of green, white and grey never seen this...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Pleasant ambiance and a fine space to look around, there are a few parking places just in front of the Abbaye. Located in the center of Tournus and in a always quiet area. Nice to look around the Abbaye aswell.

Thank CeeEst
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Awsome ... ancient history ... unique Romanesque architecture. Excellent audio guide. Has to be seen and felt to be believed

Thank BoabOz
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Enjoyed a leisurely visit to the abbey yesterday. Purchased the audio guide (5 euro each) which I recommend as a necessary addition to the enjoyment of the abbey. The English version audio guide is very well done- thorough and easy to understand. Lots of opportunity...More

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