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ABBAYE ROYALE DE L'EPAU

Founded in 1229 by Bérengère de Navarre, widow of Richard the Lion Heart, it is one of the most beautiful Cistercian works in France. It was acquired by the Sarthe Department in 1959.

Address : Route de Changé
72530 YVRE-L'EVEQUE
FRANCE

Contact: ABBAYE ROYALE DE L'EPAU

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Presentation of: ABBAYE ROYALE DE L'EPAU

Opening times
from 01/07/2020 to 31/08/2020
Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00
Monday from 10:00 to 19:00
Wednesday from 10:00 to 19:00
Thursday from 10:00 to 19:00
Friday from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00 to 19:00
Closing days: Dernière entrée à 18h30
from 01/09/2020 to 31/12/2020
Sunday from 11:00 to 18:00
Wednesday from 11:00 to 18:00
Thursday from 11:00 to 18:00
Friday from 11:00 to 18:00
Saturday from 11:00 to 18:00
Closing days: Dernière entrée à 17h30
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Site theme
Abbey
Cloister
Monastery
Site category
Registered and listed sites
Architectural style of the site
Gothic
Medieval
Romanesque
Prices
Full adult price from 5.50€ to 7.50€ (5,5 euros pour l'entrée dans l'abbaye et le parc + 2 euros pour la visite guidée)
Children's price starting from 3.00€ (3€ adolescent de 10 à 17 ans)
Free of charge starting from 0.00€ (enfant de moins de 10 ans, accompagnateur PMR)
Group price from 4.50€ to 6.50€ (A partir de 15 personnes 4,50€ tarif groupe +2€ visite guidée en supplément)
Discounted rate from 4.00€ to 5.00€ (4€ demandeur d'emploi, étudiant de moins de 30 ans, personne en situation d'handicap)
Payment methods
Credit card
Cheques and postal orders
Holiday vouchers
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Guided tours on request (individuelles): Yes
Guided tours (individuelles): Yes
Average duration of visit (individuelles) : @duration of visit
Free tours (groupes): Yes
Guided tours on request (groupes): Yes
Guided tours (groupes): Yes
Average duration of visit (groupes) : @duration of visit
Visit languages
Visit: French, English
Audio guide: English, French
Billboards: French
Access map, location
Road (national / local): 5 Km
Motorway: 5 Km
Airport / aerodrome: 10 Km
SNCF train station: 5 Km
Bus station: 5 Km
Public transport: 0,5 Km
Spoken language
English
French
Facilities
Restaurant
Equipped conference room
Services
Shop
Wifi access
Further information
Groups accepted from 15 to 50 persons
Pets not allowed
Visible point of interest without tour
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ABBAYE ROYALE

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