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La Chartreuse de Neuville

1 allee de la Chartreuse, 62170 Neuville-sous-Montreuil, France
+33 3 21 06 56 97
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1872 gothic syle abbey

It's huge and some parts of it are badly in need of repair especially as they want to turn it into... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
sylviafize
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Paris, France
Desperately needs a cash injection

This is a lovely place, but they are struggling to maintain it with very small grants from the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Farseer
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Tadley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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15 Aug 2016
“1872 gothic syle abbey”
13 Jul 2016
“Desperately needs a cash injection”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 allee de la Chartreuse, 62170 Neuville-sous-Montreuil, France
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

It's huge and some parts of it are badly in need of repair especially as they want to turn it into 3 star accomodation. Clovis Normand ,the guy who built it was a disciple Viollet-le Duc who is responsible for so many castles in France....More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a lovely place, but they are struggling to maintain it with very small grants from the Government, and none from the Church. Fascinating guided tour, and the gardens are pretty.

Thank Farseer
Reviewed 26 May 2016

A most interesting visit. This Benedictine monastery has been beautifully restored showing not just the religious side of monastic life but also the every day living of the monks

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Got there and was told we would have to wait 45 minutes so we wandered round the gardens which were okay. Then we're told we would have to wait another 30 after! We left after this as we couldn't be bothered to wait anymore. Be...More

1  Thank Anthony1991x
lucylej, Propriétaire at La Chartreuse de Neuville, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

We are really sorry that you have been disappointed about your visit here. We are a small association and we try our best to organize interesting tours for tourists and unfortunately, we have at the moment only one guide able to speak in English. In...More

Reviewed 8 October 2014

I happened to notice a leaflet for La Chartreuse de Neuville, a few minutes drive from Montreuil s/mer. There are guided tours at 11:00 and 15:00 given by very committed volunteers and staff. An air of excitement surrounds the visit with talk of plans for...More

1  Thank SpringJoy_13
Reviewed 1 June 2013

A lovely afternoon visit to this undiscovered fourteenth century monastery. Some of it is still under renovation, not surprising given it's history. It has a link to Parkminster, an even larger monastery near Horsham, West Sussex. Just a few minutes drive from Montreuil-sur-Mer with it's...More

7  Thank Joanna J
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Hannah R
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Response from lucylej | Property representative |
I work at the Chartreuse and I am sorry to read this. Unfortunately, all the staff doesn't speak English so it was probably a misunderstanding. We are very sorry. If you come back, you can ask Patrick, Lucy or Lara and you... More
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