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Attraction in the Vendee.
Prieure de Grammont
St. Prouant. Tel. O2 51 66 47 18.
Prieure de Grammont was founded in the 13th century at the instigation
of Richard the Lionheart and is one of France's best preserved
priories, with its chapel and monastic buildings; chapter house,
refectory, kitchens with serving hatch and rooms for guests.
Discover the priory's architecture and the daily life of the monks. The
very stones of Grammont still whisper of the spirit of the rule.
A special presentation of items from the Grandmont tresure featuring a
unique photographic process, together with a film offering 3-D
virtual tour of the medieval priory.
Picture Exhibition 1st June to Sept 20th. Black and white monksportraits are exposed in the priory rooms.
Open; 1/6 to 20/9/09. 10h to 19h
Price; €3 Students and handicap €2. Under 18s free.