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Gites and Cottages with Pools in the South Vendee.
Attraction in the Vendee.
Nieul sur l'Autise
1 Allee du
Cloitre, Nieul sur l'Autise. Tel.02 51 50 43 01
the edge of the Marais Poitivin the Abbey which was built in 1068 and is one of
only a few monastic complexes in the Poitou region that still has its three main
elements of a church, cloisters and monastic buildings in tact.
In the X11
century the abbey was granted the status by Eleanor of Aquitaine then queen of
France, of "Royal Abbey."
The Romanesque cloister is the only one in western
France that remains intact.
There is a discovery trail centered around
monastic life; touch books and state of the art museum technology.
the Maison d'Alienor: a virtual tour by leading characters from
Events: L'Art en Gouter: concert and
talks with refreshments.
Les Jeudis de St. Jacque: every Thursday (july-Aug)
a voyage through history with music.
Tours in period costume for children
Nieul Village de Lumiere: open evenings 5-9th August 2008.
From October to May: daily from 9.30 to 12.30
am and from 1.30 to 6.00 pm
From June to September: daily from 10.00 am to
Closed the last three weeks in January.
Tarifs: Adult: 5 €
Concessions (students, disabled persons, unemployed): 3 €
children under 18
the Abbey de Nieul sur l'Autise
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