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Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille, Saint-Wandrille-Rancon

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#23 of 75 in Historic Sites in Seine-Maritime
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Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille is a Benedictine monastery in the commune of Saint-Wandrille-Rançon, founded by Wandregisel, or Saint Wandrille. This monastery attained a position of great importance and popularity for the fervor and learning of its monks, who once numbered over three hundred. When you visit this site, keep an eye out for items of unique interest, because the abbey was especially noted for its library and school, where letters, the fine arts, the sciences, and calligraphy were cultivated. Add Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille to your Saint-Wandrille-Rancon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint-Wandrille-Rancon trip app.
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  • Quiet and serene. This is a working abbey that is being lovingly restored. A monk gave us a tour and showed us the original cornerstones and where the cemetery is. Unfortunately, they lost 4 monks....  more
    Quiet and serene. This is a working abbey that is being lovingly restored. A monk gave us a tour and showed us the original cornerstones and where the cemetery is. Unfortunately, they lost 4 monks....  more »
  • Tranquil , peaceful, lovely , palatial just a few words to describe the place. A mix of abbey and palace and local church. Well worth a visit 
    Tranquil , peaceful, lovely , palatial just a few words to describe the place. A mix of abbey and palace and local church. Well worth a visit  more »
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  • They are the ruins of a magnificent eglise, with an exquisite chapelle right behind. The perfect place for a quiet visit on a sunny day Enviar comentarios
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