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Abbaye de Jumieges

24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
+33 2 35 37 24 02
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Beautiful

Impressive site. Beautiful remains of a once important abbey. Currently being restored but still... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gwendolijn
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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
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Achingly beautiful...a must

With mist rising from the Seine and crossing the river by the car ferry, the towers of the Abbaye... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ESVincent
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Hong Kong, China
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24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive site. Beautiful remains of a once important abbey. Currently being restored but still visitable.

Thank Gwendolijn
Reviewed 4 days ago

With mist rising from the Seine and crossing the river by the car ferry, the towers of the Abbaye emerge. The Abbaye dominates the landscape with its soaring towers, wide gardens and ruins. This monument remains one of the most stunning in France and has...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 4 days ago

This very large Abbey built in 654 with limestone, housed over 700 monks and 1500 lay brothers. It was destroyed by the Viking raiders between 841 and 940. It appears that the restoration will take many years.

Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed 1 week ago

These stunning ruins are well worth a visit. There is a shop on site where one can buy a guide book in English. It is a very peaceful site and the early Norman architecture is majestic. The site closes for lunch at 13.00-14.30, so be...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely stunning! Getting away from the cities and enjoying the beauty of the French countryside has been by far the best part of our family visit. This ruin has a lot of history and artwork to offer minus the crowds. We enjoyed...More

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The whole contest of Jumieges and the surrounding countryside is lovely. The abbey is interesting both for its artist and historical value that have been conserved in the ruined state in which the building has come to this day through the centuries. A visit in...More

1  Thank Alessandra A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I'm a bit of a medieval history buff, and currently writing a novel that makes reference to the Abbey at Jumieges, so on a recent family holiday to Normandy I had to make a detour to see this place. My family must be sick of...More

1  Thank JoFo74UK
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Two tips: -At the far end of the site, there is another building where there are modern art exhibitions. -Right of the entrance is a giant chess and checkers board that you can use for free.

1  Thank Maarteke
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This Benedictine abbey, founded by St. Philipert in 654, survived Viking raids and became the center of Norman religious renaissance.There followed periods of great wars, reforms, rediscovery and destruction. The ruins are replete with history and romance.

Thank amarilloannie
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Spent the morning here and came back after lunch with same ticket no problem. Very imposing ruins and excellent photo opportunities. Welcoming staff and good little gift shop. No refreshments on site. A very enjoyable visit.

1  Thank Peter B
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Juline91
16 May 2017|
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Response from JackofPBFL | Reviewed this property |
We were on a river cruise and all of our admissions were paid.for us. said that, I did not see a ticket booth there.
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