Founded in 1047 by Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, Abbaye aux Dames was the premier Benedictine abbey built for women. The abbey has been associated with several important figures, such as Agnes de Barbezieux, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Madame de Montespan. It was declared a historic monument in 1948, and is nestled in the Arch of Germanicus. Arrange your visit to Abbaye aux Dames and discover more family-friendly attractions in Saintes using our Saintes holiday builder .
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Cette superbe abbaye se visite (excellents guides audios) et offre l'une des plus belles vues aeriennes de la ville...elle abrite une ecole de musique et de nombreux evenements culturels tout au long ... more »This superb Abbey can be visited (excellent audio guides) and offers one of the most beautiful views in the city air... it houses a music school and many cultural events throughout the year... has not omit when visiting a Holy!
Un visite avec audio guide son et musique et lumières. Une bonne idée adapté aux enfants. A.refaire. more »A visit with audio guide sound and music and lights. A good idea for children. A.refaire.
To be honest I found this pretty difficult to get through. The Abbey looks stunning but sadly the audio guide laboured on technical detail far too long that sadly in the end I was fairly bored. Even s... more »
It is a quiet, restful place. The rooms are spacious, I liked this style of room. For me it's a wonderful place, and breakfast and hearty. I had a great night. The host and the author of the framework. I'll be back a few days.
The Abbey to the ladies is a unique place to discover with l audio (sound in 3 D) with musicaventure programs you will be at the center of this monument. Super!
disappointing, expensive for being blocked by a hotel and a Music Conservatory.
You can visit for free, with classical audioguide or a special audio guide that accompanies you immersed in music with headphones, a well signposted route, classic (with very good quality sound) for the various rooms of the Abbey. And only €8 per person!
Stay as a retreat in the beautiful l cells Abbey, nice breakfast, place for recollection and sharing, including toilet and shower
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