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Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes

 

 

 

Founded in 1047 by Geoffrey Martel and his wife, the Benedeictine abbey was the first wommen's community in the region and prestigious until the Revolution, in spite of the War of Religions.
Transformed over the years into a hospital, a prison, and then a barracks, it found new life and was strikingly restored thanks to intensense musical and cultural activities.

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Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes
Place de l'Abbaye
17100 Saintes

Tel : +33 5 46 97 48 48
Fax : +33 5 46 97 48 40

Contact : Monsieur Almon

Railroad Station : Saintes (0 Km)
Airport : La Rochelle (70 Km)

     

Parking :

  • Outdoor parking

Situation :

  • Countryside