Abbaye de Jumièges, Jumieges

At Abbaye de Jumièges are the impressive ruins of a Benedictine monastery, which ended after over 1,000 years with the French Revolution. The ruins are made up of the church, with its beautiful twin towers and western facade, and portions of the cloisters and library. A 500-year-old yew tree still stands in the middle of the former cloister. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Abbaye de Jumièges by using our Jumieges road trip app .
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  • This place is absolutely stunning! Getting away from the cities and enjoying the beauty of the French countryside has been by far the best part of our family visit. This ruin has a lot of history and ...  more »
  • There are only ruins - but thus, the Abbey is probably more impressive. The quite well-preserved towers and specifically, you must have seen the incredible nave.
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  • Relatively well-preserved remains, far more than a ruin of an Abbey from the 11th century, which radiates still a whiff of its former importance. Worth seeing.
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  • A great scenic location. Very good for photographers.
  • Terrific and intriguing place
  • Surprising to see how large it was when it was complete and how much of it was taken down to be used as building materials. Easy parking. Well worth the visit.
  • Who has no idea about the story and who does not know the enormous importance of this monastery, which should save the visit. The visit is highly recommended for all others. Without a doubt the most beautiful ruin of France and with great history.
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  • A wonderful place that is definitely worth a visit! The ruins of the monastery and the great Church, both destroyed during the French Revolution. For us that is similar to the destruction took place somewhat earlier (the Hussites) but the result was the same-in a few years what they build up the destroyed a whole generation ...
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