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Attractions and places of interest

A majestic abbey church often mistaken for Rouen cathedral as it is so large and grand.

Attractions and places of interest

William the Conqueror built this abbey, along with his wife Mathilda's stunning Abbaye aux Dames (the 'Ladies' Abbey'), as penance to the Church for their marriage.

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Legend has it that Viscount Alain III of Rohan founded the Abbaye de Bon Repos in the 12th century after the Virgin Mary appeared to him in a dream.

Attractions and places of interest

Founded in the 12thC, this Benedictine abbey enjoyed great prosperity until the 16thC when it fell into decline. Since 1956 many of the private monastic buildings, which include the...

Attractions and places of interest

The main reason to visit the Mont St Michel is the abbey, a Romanesque and Gothic masterpiece of design and a phenomenal work of architecture.

Attractions and places of interest

A huge church, the size of a cathedral, the Abbey Church of the Holy Trinity is an impressive Gothic structure in the heart of the town that is as long as the Notre Dame de Paris. A...