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PLANIFICATEUR

Heritage Open Days

DISCOVERING THE ABBEY

As you walk around the Abbey, members of staff are on hand to answer your questions about the history of this site. Discover some of the more unusual areas : the chicken coops, the bell-ringer’s dwelling, the crypt.

CHAPEL OF ST-BENOIT (St.Benedict)

Saturday at 4pm

Choral concert

CLOISTER/ FAMILY ACTIVITY

Saturday and Sunday at 3pm

Discover Fontevraud’s bestiary, the contemporary creatures of Grégoire Solotareff and mediaeval bestiaries.

ARTISTIC VARIATIONS ON ‘THE BOOK OF ELEANOR’

- Exhibition room – courtyard –  ‘Crumpling Shanghai’ (2000) by Chinese artist Song Dong

- Abbey church: Oulipo installation, ‘The book of Eleanor’

- Porte romane : "La bibliothèque engloutie", film de l'ENSAD

Romanesque door: ‘La bibliothèque engloutie’, films by ENSAD students

Guided visits

Saturday & Sunday

Every 30 minutes, lasting 1hour (4.50€)

 ‘1000 years of history in 60 minutes’

FONTEVRAUD AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Saturday and Sunday

Discover all Fontevraud’s actions concerning sustainable development, and the natural heritage of the site.

Take part in our competition. Answer the questions and have a chance to win places for the Richard Galliano concert on 18th October.

FONTEVRAUD’S BEE HIVES / FAMILY ACTIVITY

Sunday from 1.30pm

Meet Fontevraud’s beekeeper who will tell you the story of the bees at Fontevraud.

The iBAR at FONTEVRAUD L’HôTEL

Saturday & Sunday

Wine bar with touchscreen tables and multimedia content.

REFECTORY

Saturday & Sunday

Screening of the animated film ‘Vigia’ by Marcel Barelli, and presentation of the Royal Abbey’s approach to sustainable development.

Sunday at 4pm: film screening "La cage aux rossignols" by Jean Dréville

FROM September 20 TO September 21, 2014 /

Schedule : 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM Rate : Free
Appropriate for : All audience Language : French, English
Fontevraud