Discover the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud
The Royal Abbey of Notre-Dame de Fontevraud is an ancient Benedictine abbey, seat of the Order of Fontevraud, founded in 1101 by Robert d’Arbrissel and located at Fontevraud, near Saumur in Anjou.
It is one of the largest monastic cities in Europe.
Founded in the 12th century, the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud has stood the test of time to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site .
The site also opens the doors of its Art Gallery. Travel through time, space and different cultures as you discover the Musée d’Art Moderne de Fontevraud’s collection of over 800 works: paintings, sculptures, drawings, glassware and antique objects, all designed to give you a fresh perspective on modern art.