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Abbaye de Jumieges

24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
+33 2 35 37 24 02
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Really a nice place spent 4 hours visiting the Abbaye, great place for taking photographs and a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Alex B
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Newhaven, United Kingdom
Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey is one of the oldest Benedictine monastries in Normandy. Queen Bathild gave a parcel... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
James V
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Brentwood, California
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24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Really a nice place spent 4 hours visiting the Abbaye, great place for taking photographs and a walk in the grounds.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Jumieges Abbey is one of the oldest Benedictine monastries in Normandy. Queen Bathild gave a parcel of land to the monks in 654 but yet in 841 the builing had not started . The building started in the 11 century. The 100 years war disriupted...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The place is so peaceful and charming. I was fully relaxed and had a wonderful hour inside the walls of abbey.

Thank NikolaS7
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Impressive site. Beautiful remains of a once important abbey. Currently being restored but still visitable.

Thank Gwendolijn
Reviewed 14 October 2017

With mist rising from the Seine and crossing the river by the car ferry, the towers of the Abbaye emerge. The Abbaye dominates the landscape with its soaring towers, wide gardens and ruins. This monument remains one of the most stunning in France and has...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This very large Abbey built in 654 with limestone, housed over 700 monks and 1500 lay brothers. It was destroyed by the Viking raiders between 841 and 940. It appears that the restoration will take many years.

Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed 8 October 2017

These stunning ruins are well worth a visit. There is a shop on site where one can buy a guide book in English. It is a very peaceful site and the early Norman architecture is majestic. The site closes for lunch at 13.00-14.30, so be...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

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 artwork to offer minus the crowds. We enjoyed...More

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The whole contest of Jumieges and the surrounding countryside is lovely. The abbey is interesting both for its artist and historical value that have been conserved in the ruined state in which the building has come to this day through the centuries. A visit in...More

1  Thank Alessandra A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I'm a bit of a medieval history buff, and currently writing a novel that makes reference to the Abbey at Jumieges, so on a recent family holiday to Normandy I had to make a detour to see this place. My family must be sick of...More

1  Thank JoFo74UK
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Juline91
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Response from JackofPBFL | Reviewed this property |
We were on a river cruise and all of our admissions were paid.for us. said that, I did not see a ticket booth there.
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