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Built in 1143 on the banks of the Garonne, rebuilt on huge retaining walls in the thirteenth century, it was one of the three richest Cistercian monasteries of the south. Rebuilt again in the eighteenth century, it now offers its imposing majesty...more
This abbey was fascinating - a great story. Congratulations to the local people who have been instrumental in its restoration and preservation. The tableware museum is indeed a bonus - fascinating, but for those of us whose French skills are not great some multi-lingual it...More
This place is the cheapest museum I've ever been in 50 cents to get in. The first part that details the history of the abbey has some English translation. Cloisters are nice. There was a tea exhibition upstairs with some interesting teapots and films showing...More
A local gem of a medieval abbey with an accessories' exhibition across the centuries.
The view on the river is amazing and the building, even though without all the external walls, is quite impressive, especially inside.