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Privileged visit to former Cistertian Abbey

After many years of driving past the deserted abbey and wondering what lay inside, we were lucky to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
NickS956
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Warwick, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fascinating

An eerie place and quite deserted but a a reminder of great times gone by. Combine with a visit to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Viewlander
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 Sep 2018
“Privileged visit to former Cistertian Abbey”
22 Jul 2017
“Fascinating”
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

After many years of driving past the deserted abbey and wondering what lay inside, we were lucky to spot an advert from the Office de Tourisme, Mortain offering occasional guided tours this summer. This tour is not for the faint hearted who have no knowledge...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

An eerie place and quite deserted but a a reminder of great times gone by. Combine with a visit to the Grande Cascade.

Thank Viewlander
Reviewed 10 August 2016

It looks closed and deserted but park in the main courtyard and wander round and you have found a gem.

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 8 August 2016

All in working order with the roof in place, which is unusual. I'd like to know more about it, but a rather odd but nice place

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We often visit this abbey and try to keep it alive by visiting it. It is such a shame that it is not being maintained and is gradually falling into disrepair, as it is an important part of the history and spiritual heritage of the...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have visited the Abbaye several times and each time we see something new. Yes, as a previous reviewer has said, it is sad, dusty, dirty with cobwebs, but as the photos show, there is beauty in the sadness. We love the peace and quiet...More

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