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A beautiful old abbey undergoing restoration

Just outside Perigueux, this is well worth a visit. The abbey is undergoing restoration but not... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
DavidCM2000
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Wonderful, secluded piece of history

An Augustinian abbey founded in 1129, a typical example of Romanesque monastic architecture... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
beataz03
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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13 Oct 2018
“A beautiful old abbey undergoing restoration”
22 Sep 2018
“Wonderful, secluded piece of history”
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Just outside Perigueux, this is well worth a visit. The abbey is undergoing restoration but not just as a historical monument, which it certainly is, but as a Christian community. A small community of four priests and a deacon lives on site and there is...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2018

An Augustinian abbey founded in 1129, a typical example of Romanesque monastic architecture. Recently added contemporary buildings contain a new community house on the site. Harmony between styles takes to details and simplicity. Ongoing conservation works are of very high quality.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

The remains of the abbey are located in an isolated and quiet spot. The main abbey church and small adjacent chapel are interesting but not of special note. The contrast between the cavernous church and intimate chapel, and in their architecture, is interesting. The abbott's...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The site is undergoing a lot of restoration but you can visit the small Chapel opposite and the mail part of the Abbey and grounds. There are no charges but donations are appreciated.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Okay so churches and cathedrals are abundant in this area and throughout France. Park up and walk around and through this one it is peaceful and very old! Fairly small and compact but definitely worth a visit.

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