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Abbaye de Jumieges

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Address: 24 rue Guillaume le Conquerant, 76480 Jumieges, France
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+33 2 35 37 24 02
09:30 - 13:00
14:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 13:00
14:30 - 17:30

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Incredible Ruins, Beautiful Area

What a wonderful place. We arrived about an hour before it closed. This is a photographers paradise. This old abbey is so beautiful from all angles. So much fun to wonder... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
Montana Rose
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Montana Rose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

What a wonderful place. We arrived about an hour before it closed. This is a photographers paradise. This old abbey is so beautiful from all angles. So much fun to wonder around in all the rooms, the grounds, the statues, the trees. Listen to the birds, sit and imagine the grandeur it once was. They are restoring small sections, so... More 

1 Thank MTRose
British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A short drive from where our ship docked in Caudebec is the 7th century ruins of the Jumieges Abby. Upon entering the grounds through the Gatehouse, you will see a facade with inner walls soaring up to the sky, between 2 towers. You can also see the massive columns that once supported this huge structure of a building. Scattered on... More 

2 Thank kenl461
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is by far the most impressive Abbey I have ever seen, and at the time we went, there was a collection of photographic art displayed in the grounds which in itself was worth seeing. Lovely grounds and Abbots residence, with it's story told in all languages, and at just E6.50 p/p, well worth it.

1 Thank janh32016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Michelin green guide rates this site 3 star, you can not argue with that rating. It is a truly romantic setting, located in a forested bend on the Seine. There is plenty of seating scattered amongst the ruins, so you are able to sit and enjoy the serenity of the site. There are no refreshments in abbey grounds, but... More 

1 Thank davidjohnhall1
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Sadly much of the Abbey was dismantled after the French revolution but what remains is still staggeringly impressive.

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Steeple Morden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Jumieges Abbey is a fascinating site. A very peaceful place to wander around and soak up the atmosphere.

Thank Jan A
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Highly recommend as a detour if you're nearby. It was truly stunning walking around and then just sitting at these ruins. The silence was addictive; there were people writing and painting on the site and I understand why. I could have stayed there all day.

Thank ErinMaryM
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the abbey with our two small children aged six and nine. The staff were very helpful and the entrance fee is incredibly reasonable. The children were both free and I think we paid €6.5 for each adults. My little boy had a wonderful time as for five euros you can hire an iPad that gives you a 3-D... More 

1 Thank Debbie V
Bayeux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

A beaufitul Abbey worth the visit, nice environment, not sure that the guided tour is worth it but again didn't do it so... The parc is awesom and peaceful

Thank Rudy P
Surrey, UK
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stunning abbey and grounds to spend a little while wandering around. Entrance fee. Enjoyed it more than I thought I would!

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