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Nieul-sur-l'Autise Abbey

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Loved this interactive exhibition

One to definitely go and see. Brilliantly done and everyone enjoyed this trip. Apart from the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Most Informative.

We were very fortunate as we were the only visitors. I imagine on a busy day it would not be so... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Angela G
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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12 Aug 2018
“Loved this interactive exhibition”
9 Aug 2018
“Most Informative.”
An architectural jewel of exceptional quality, highlighted by a single restauration, opens its doors for a visit between reality and virtuality. Founded in 1068, the abbey was under the protection of the dukes of Aquitaine and became Royal Abbey in...more
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1 allee du Cloitre, 85240 Nieul-sur-l'Autise, France
+33 2 51 50 43 00
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

One to definitely go and see. Brilliantly done and everyone enjoyed this trip. Apart from the beautiful surroundings, the interactive exhibitions gives a fascinating glimpse into the life of the Abbey and it's surrounds. Also loved the relaxing leather couches at the final video.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were very fortunate as we were the only visitors. I imagine on a busy day it would not be so enjoyable as there would not be so much time to linger and absorb all the information. Certainly well worth a visit though I might...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A combination of tradition & modern explaing the history of t he abbey, it's surroundings and the monks who built it.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went expecting nothing special and was very impressed with the layout and the approach The stories told in numerous languages brought the place alive Well worth a trip

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

What a tremendous place to visit. We hired a guide who tolerated our level of French and had an excellent tour of this impressive church and ruin. Well worth the effort to get here.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a treasure. We were staying nearby and so decided to visit on a Sunday afternoon - needless to say the kids weren't keen on 'another old building' but they were eventually won over by the excellent interactive elements particularly those in the maison d'elinor....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank cymraes10
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Ive never seen a historic site presented in such a way... we were worried that an historic site may be boring for the children but the interactive parts of it kept them interested and they loved it

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Neil F
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This beautiful abbey is astonishingly good value for money, considering the fantastic array of displays available. The interactive televisions are very informative and can be used in English. You also receive a small guide book (in English). The virtual animation is also very good fun....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

A superb abbey / museum / church - well worth a couple of hours. This attraction is so well done it has to be seen to be believed. Parking, freindly staff, combination of modern and old architecture and interactive displays that appeared to be brand...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sean M
Reviewed 28 July 2016

What an amazing experience we had in the abbey. The care and thought that has been given to the new architecture and conservation work of the existing building was just fantastic. The interactive elements would not be out of place in any capital city attraction.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Colin W
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