Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), Fecamp

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Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) is best known as the first producer of Bénédictine, an herbal liqueur. Founded in the 11th century by the Duke of Normandy, the abbey was built using the distinct cream-colored stone of Caen. In the scriptorium, see the illuminated manuscripts the monks produced under the Plantagenet. Two Norman rulers from the 11th century were originally buried outside and later interred in the Gothic abbey church. You can still view their burial plots in the northern chapel. Plan to visit Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) during your Fecamp vacation using our convenient Fecamp holiday maker tool .
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  • Very impressive building, with beautiful stained glass. Some restoration work being carried out, but does not prevent appreciating the artistry. Just across the road are the ruins of William the Conqu...  more »
  • Beautiful Abbey, small interesting exhibition on the link Normandy and England. Visit even though the Abbey is in the works.
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  • The Abbey of Fécamp is very beautiful, both sober and majestic, very bright. Unfortunately, a problem when the restoration of the roof resulted in infiltration of water then cracks that make part of the impassable Abbey. We can still go around and the signs (in french only) allow to learn about its history.
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  • For lovers of architecture and beautiful stained glass windows, so don't hesitate to make a detour to this monument that deserves a look. Enjoy your visit
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  • Great Abbey. Rich architecture, a glorious past. As great as our Lady of Paris. Exciting.
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  • Very pretty Church
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  • Beautiful place full of beautė and recollection. Superb architecture. Few visitors, unfortunately.
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  • Under renovation in summer 2017. Visit possible.
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