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Abbey of Bon-Repos

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Stunning location

We cycled from Gouarec on the canal to the Abbey. It was on a Sunday and the market had just... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
lemoncheny
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Historic Spectacle

We have visited this historic site on several occasions, this time taking visiting family there... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Tony952
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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Discover this exceptional patrimony in a wonderful and enchanting landscape in the heart of Brittany. The domain unveils its secrets as you follow the way along the canal of Nantes a Brest. A tour will introduce you to the monastic life while our...more
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Lieu Dit Bon Repos, 22570 Saint-Gelven, France
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+33 2 96 24 82 20
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We cycled from Gouarec on the canal to the Abbey. It was on a Sunday and the market had just finished so there were plenty of people about. We stopped at the bar nearby for a drink and had a picnic by the river before...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our team and volunteers would like to thank you for your really nice feedbacks. We are glad you spend a great moment at Bon-Repos and that you enjoyed our exhibition. We look forward to welcome you another time !

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We have visited this historic site on several occasions, this time taking visiting family there. Much in need of preservation, but magical to walk around the ruins imaging how people once lived and used the Abbaye. Unfortunately we had just missed the annual son &...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Gérant at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you very much for your comment and advises for the visitors. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the abbey. See you another time !

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Terry and I visited "le Son et Lumiere de Bon-Repos" with friends. It was an amazing spectacular. The performance and the incredible lighting were stunning. This is how Terry described our night to friends >> "It was indeed a veritable spectacle. It was captivating, illuminating,...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Gérant at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We would like to thank you very much for your comment and enthusiasm ! We are glad you enjoyed the Son & Lumière and be happy to welcome you another time.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We were visiting friends and had no expectations about the area -- indeed we had little knowledge of the area -- and visited the abbey in a group last week. This is a peaceful and inspiring location. It would certainly have been good for an...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment and advises for the visitors. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the abbey. See you another time. Sarah

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited recently within a group of 7 adults and 9 children. The entrance cost was low. We were given a guide in English which gave information on each room and points of interest. The abbey is in various states of repair and was interesting...More

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AbbayedeBonRepos, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

We would like to thank you for your comment on your visit of the abbey. We are glad you enjoyed it and will be happy to welcome you another time ! Sarah

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fantastic place to visit and just sit outside and take in the views by the canal. If you get chance then buy the tickets and enjoy the medieval festival evening.

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear John, Thank you for your feed back, we are glad you had a great and peaceful time at Bon-Repos. Comeback whenever you want.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

An enjoyable visit with plenty of history and an interactive tablet which showed what some parts of the building used to be like.

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for giving us your feedback after your visit of the abbey. It's good for us to know so we can improve the association's offers. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you soon.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

The 12th-century Cistercian abbey, Bon Repos is located on the Nantes-Brest canal in the heart of Brittany. The abbey has been sympathetically partially restored, thanks to the efforts of the Association of Friends of Bon Repos. The abbey plays host to various exhibitions and the...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking time to give us your feedback after your visit at Bon-Repos. It is indeed quiet a peaceful place where everyone is enjoying time with friends and/or family. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My step-daughter's father wanted to meet up with us whilst we were in France and we decided not to go to Carnac as it. Was very hot. We picked this place as we had heard good things about it and it was close to our...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for giving us your feedback after your visit of the abbey. It's good for us to know so we can improve the association's offers. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you next year to discover the new exhibition and the...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful and wonderfully restored (partially) Abbey, is situated on the Nantes Canal, just at the end of Lac Guerlédan. It is in a lovely location, and amply rewards a leisurely stroll around. Information is available throughout in English both in the free leaflet (having...More

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Sarah J, Responsable relations publiques at Abbey of Bon-Repos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We would like to thank you for taking time to give us your feed back after your visit at the abbey of Bon-Repos and especially about the exhibition "To each his own, ladders between beliefs and superstitions". It'll be a pleasure to welcome you at...More

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I'm sorry but I don't know about that but if you go to their website you may find information there. There should certainly be some contact details as well and you should be able to ask them directly.
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