Abbaye de Jumieges, Jumieges

At Abbaye de Jumieges are the impressive ruins of a Benedictine monastery, which ended after over 1,000 years with the French Revolution. The ruins are made up of the church, with its beautiful twin towers and western facade, and portions of the cloisters and library. A 500-year-old yew tree still stands in the middle of the former cloister. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Abbaye de Jumieges by using our Jumieges road trip app.
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  • As we were staying locally we were able to spend a while exploring the whole site which would appeal to many.  more »
  • Jumièges abbey was founded by Saint Philibert in 654 and abandoned by the monks in 1790. Its buildings served as a stone quarry until 1853 when the Lepel Cointet family purchased the ruins and...  more »
  • Nice ruins with information signs. Once in a while there are events with music and costumes which i found to be a lot of fun. Worth a visit.
  • Nice place to visit in Normandy for the price of 6.5euro. When you come through D913/D143, you have to cross the river by the Ferry !

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