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Abbey of Trizay

Historic site and monument ,  Religious heritage ,  Abbey ,  listed ,  Roman in Trizay
  • This priory constructed in the turning 11th and 12th centuries, depended upon the powerful Abbey of the Chaise - Dieu in Auvergne. Entirely restored in 1990, the abbey is one of the most mysterious Romanesque monuments of Saintonge.
    The church, whose beautiful Romanesque bedside has been illuminated since 2003 by the stained-glass windows of Richard Texier, was designed on an exceptional octagonal layout.
    Discover also the chapter house with its polylobed arches and wareheads beautiful...
    This priory constructed in the turning 11th and 12th centuries, depended upon the powerful Abbey of the Chaise - Dieu in Auvergne. Entirely restored in 1990, the abbey is one of the most mysterious Romanesque monuments of Saintonge.
    The church, whose beautiful Romanesque bedside has been illuminated since 2003 by the stained-glass windows of Richard Texier, was designed on an exceptional octagonal layout.
    Discover also the chapter house with its polylobed arches and wareheads beautiful crosses of the 13th century, the cloister, the cellar, the great refectory with its wall paintings and, upstairs, the monks' dormitories decorated by frescoes. The medieval-inspired garden presents plants cultivated between the 9th and 14th centuries for health and food.
    The abbey hosts a contemporary art centre that offers a year-round dialogue between the Romanesque monument and modern artists with exhibitions every two months.
    Discovery tour of the abbey with a visitor booklet, 3D video of the hypothesis of restitution of the plan of the abbey in the 12th century and models.
    For children (between 3 to 12 years old), treasure hunts and unusual discovery routes.
    The boutique Art and Terroir & Library, the tourism desk and the reception are open all year round.
    Possibility to rent spaces for family or professional events.
    Bicycle rental from Easter to All Saints' Day
    Family pass and ticket coupled with the floral park.
  • Environment
    • In the country
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • Spanish
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Site, building partially accessible
  • Activities
    • Activity
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Shows
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Water sports
    • Kayak
    • Botanical
    • Fauna - flora
    • Discovery
    • History
    • Health
    • Water
    • Gardening
  • Equipment
    • Toilets
    • Car park
    • Meeting room
    • Coach parking
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Educational visits
    • Room hire
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
    • Guided tours
    • Fitted kitchen
    • Restaurant in the close vicinity
    • Free choice of caterer
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar/meeting
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment
  • From February 1, 2022 to November 13, 2022
  • Adult
    From 4.50 € to 5 €
  • Group adults
    4 €
Openings
  • From April 4, 2022
    until May 1, 2022
  • From May 2, 2022
    until July 3, 2022
  • From July 4, 2022
    until September 4, 2022
  • From September 5, 2022
    until September 25, 2022
  • From September 26, 2022
    until November 13, 2022
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    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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