Fontevraud in your own way
During your visit of the Abbey of Fontevraud, you can choose from various routes which will take you through the doors and down the mysterious passages of this unique place.
Alone, with family or in a group, explore the paths of this amazing story to your heart’s content.
Play and learn while visiting, a fun way to discover the abbey and its history!
Free fun visit booklet for children aged 6-12
Rate: Inclus dans le droit d'entrée
Rate : + 4,50 €
iPad treasure hunt for 8-14 year olds
A game of discovery through the Abbey with an iPad (children from 8 to14)
Audio guided tour
17 locations explain the places and people that have created the history of Fontevraud.
About an hour and a half.
Rate : + 4,50 €
Several guided tour or themed visits are available for groups from 15 adults.
Group visits must be booked in advance.
History great and small
An hour and a half to discover the 5 unmissable places presented by a tour guide.
A great overview of the site and its famous places including the Abbey church and the effigies of Alienor d’Aquitaine and the Romanesque kitchens.More informations
Behind the scene
Hidden and unusual places are opened for a themed tour. Discover the archeological crypt under the abbey church or the cellars of the abbessMore informations
The Abbey, the central prison
The Abbey was turned into a central prison by Napoleon in 1804. An interesting part of Fontevraud history commented by a tour guide.More informations
The daily lives of nun
A themed tour about the monastic period, the golden age of Fontevraud. Discover the daily lives of nuns when abbesses ran the Abbey.More informations
Groups rates (minimum of 15 people)
and guided tour : 11€/ person
and audio guided tour : 10€/person
Entrance fee (self guided tour): : 7€/person
To book your group visit:
Adresse : BP 24 - 49590 Fontevraud-l’Abbaye
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : +33 (0)2 41 51 87 97
Fax : +33 (0)2 41 40 40 12