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Great Restoration

A wonderfully restored Abbey and is a must visit. We really enjoyed our time here. The Abbey is... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Wilton2
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Majestic and tranquille

The buildings have been or are being renovated and look very good. The information provided is good... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Pat A
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lieu Dit Noirlac, 18200 Bruere-Allichamps, France
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+33 2 48 62 01 01
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wonderfully restored Abbey and is a must visit. We really enjoyed our time here. The Abbey is not furnished but it is a very worthwhile visit. The acoustics in the main hall are fabulous - you must try! The natural lighting also adds to...More

2  Thank Wilton2
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018
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Bonjour et merci de votre commentaire. Nous sommes ravis que la visite vous ait donné satisfaction. Nous disposerons d'une salon...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The buildings have been or are being renovated and look very good. The information provided is good and the whole visit is pleasing.

Thank Pat A
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017
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Bonjour, Un grand merci de votre commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau en Berry.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a special place to visit ,having now been completely renovated , walk though the wonderful cool stone passages and just hear the peace

Thank rooferian
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Sometimes also hosting concerts. The Auberge on the opposite site of the street was a great Place for lunch and dinner, or just some drinks.

Thank IK70
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

A big thank you for your comment. It's a pleasure to see you again.

Reviewed 17 June 2016

I decided to visit this abbey based on reviews on Tripadvisor. Seldom I have been disappointed by the reviews, and I obediently write my own to repay for the service. On this attraction though I was disappointed. I must admit we visited on a cold...More

Thank sinjoorAntwerp
Karine P, Chargée de la communicaton at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016
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Merci de votre commentaire, Si l'abbaye est vide aujourd'hui, c'est le résultat d'un choix de restauration. L'aspect dépouillé des lieux,...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

Built from 1150 by a small group of monks, abbey Noirlac is a reflection of the monastic asceticism of the Cistercian order. The monument becomes property of the department of Cher in 1909 and is the subject of a remarkable recovery from 1950 to 1980....More

2  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This was the second time I have visited with friends who live nearby. It's a beautiful building with pretty grounds surrounding it. A printed guide in English was comprehensive and helpful. Really well maintained.

1  Thank LeahEddy
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015
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Merci de votre commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau. Cordialement,

Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a well preserved Cistercian Abbey. It's worth getting a guided tour if that is possible though there is information around and the shop is very good. If you have anyone who can sing in your group, get them to try out the wonderful...More

Thank JXX18
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Thank's for your opinion, see you !

Reviewed 19 June 2015

beautiful abbey with small but nice gardens . A leaflet in English , a nice little shop selling some local produce , and a wonderful simple , unadorned abbey with original dormitories and refectories . Nothing to dislike

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Karine P, Chargée de la communication at Abbaye de Noirlac, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Thank you for your recommendation ! You'll be welcome.

Reviewed 1 November 2012

The Abbaye de Noirlac is a little off the beaten track (but only a km or so from a main road) but is well worth a visit. Beautifully restored using traditional methods, it is a stunning example of a Cistercian abbey, now used as an...More

2  Thank Mark B
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