VISITS

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.

INDEPENDENT EXPLORER

Self guided tour

The tour booklet gives the key locations of the monastery and prison. The visitors guide is available in six languages

Guide de visites en français, anglais, allemand, néerlandais, italien et espagnol

Rate: Include in entrance fee

Download the visitors guide

French
English
German
Dutch
Spanish
Italian

THE FUN ABBEY!

Family visit

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

Languages

Guide de visites en français, anglais

Kid’s audio-guide

Rate : + 4,50 €

Languages

Guide de visites en français, anglais

iPad treasure hunt for 8-14 year olds

A game of discovery through the Abbey with an iPad (children from 8 to14)

Languages

Download the iPad treasure hunt apps

THE ABBEY AT YOUR OWN PACE

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 €
About 1h:15

Languages

Adults :French, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian

Children :French, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian

GUIDED TOUR FOR GROUPS

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.

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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 abbess

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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.

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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.

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Rates

Groups rates (minimum of 15 people)

Entrance fee
and guided tour
: 11€/ person

Entrance fee
and audio guided tour
: 10€/person

Languages

Adultes Visite audioguidée de groupe en français, anglais, allemand, néerlandais et espagnol

Childrens Visite guidée de groupe en français, anglais, allemand, néerlandais, italien et espagnol

Entrance fee (self guided tour): : 7€/person

Languages

Entrée groupe avec brochure en français, anglais, allemand, néerlandais, italien et espagnol

To book your group visit:

Sophie Goujon
Adresse : BP 24 - 49590 Fontevraud-l’Abbaye
Email : resa@abbayedefontevraud.com
Tel : +33 (0)2 41 51 87 97
Fax : +33 (0)2 41 40 40 12

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