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Abbey of Bon-Repos

Lieu Dit Bon Repos, 22570 Saint-Gelven, France
+33 2 96 24 82 20
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Partial restoration has included cool museum

We were visiting friends and had no expectations about the area -- indeed we had little knowledge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenpasha
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Bellingham, Washington
Interesting visit,beautiful setting

We visited recently within a group of 7 adults and 9 children. The entrance cost was low. We were... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
sarahmel16
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Discover this exceptional patrimony in a wonderful and enchanting landscape in the heart of Brittany. The domain unveils its secrets as you follow the way along the canal of Nantes a Brest. A tour will introduce you to the monastic life while our events will dive you into it's magic !
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lieu Dit Bon Repos, 22570 Saint-Gelven, France
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+33 2 96 24 82 20
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting friends and had no expectations about the area -- indeed we had little knowledge of the area -- and visited the abbey in a group last week. This is a peaceful and inspiring location. It would certainly have been good for an...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment and advises for the visitors. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the abbey. See you another time. Sarah

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited recently within a group of 7 adults and 9 children. The entrance cost was low. We were given a guide in English which gave information on each room and points of interest. The abbey is in various states of repair and was interesting...More

Thank sarahmel16
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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We would like to thank you for your comment on your visit of the abbey. We are glad you enjoyed it and will be happy to welcome you another time ! Sarah

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fantastic place to visit and just sit outside and take in the views by the canal. If you get chance then buy the tickets and enjoy the medieval festival evening.

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear John, Thank you for your feed back, we are glad you had a great and peaceful time at Bon-Repos. Comeback whenever you want.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

An enjoyable visit with plenty of history and an interactive tablet which showed what some parts of the building used to be like.

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for giving us your feedback after your visit of the abbey. It's good for us to know so we can improve the association's offers. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you soon.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

The 12th-century Cistercian abbey, Bon Repos is located on the Nantes-Brest canal in the heart of Brittany. The abbey has been sympathetically partially restored, thanks to the efforts of the Association of Friends of Bon Repos. The abbey plays host to various exhibitions and the...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking time to give us your feedback after your visit at Bon-Repos. It is indeed quiet a peaceful place where everyone is enjoying time with friends and/or family. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My step-daughter's father wanted to meet up with us whilst we were in France and we decided not to go to Carnac as it. Was very hot. We picked this place as we had heard good things about it and it was close to our...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for giving us your feedback after your visit of the abbey. It's good for us to know so we can improve the association's offers. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you next year to discover the new exhibition and the...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful and wonderfully restored (partially) Abbey, is situated on the Nantes Canal, just at the end of Lac Guerlédan. It is in a lovely location, and amply rewards a leisurely stroll around. Information is available throughout in English both in the free leaflet (having...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We would like to thank you for taking time to give us your feed back after your visit at the abbey of Bon-Repos and especially about the exhibition "To each his own, ladders between beliefs and superstitions". It'll be a pleasure to welcome you at...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Wonderful for a place to remember, the shell of an abbey house, walks along a river, care nearby (good English)

Thank JohnSandChristine
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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

We would like to thank you for taking time to give us your feed back after your visit at the abbey of Bon-Repos. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Amazing experience even for a very limited french speaking person, the show starts after 10.00pm and the lights and acting are amazing, as were the sounds lasers and many animals. I recommend taking a seat pad from a comfy chair as this will not only...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Really good evening, though a little late. Always take blankets to wrap up. Wonderful entertainment. Thank you

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thank you very much for your comments, we unfortunately have to wait until it is dark enough to start the show. Thank you for this advice about the blankets. Indeed, it may be cold on the seats along the canal.

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Response from Trixie772 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I don't know about that but if you go to their website you may find information there. There should certainly be some contact details as well and you should be able to ask them directly.
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