Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille, Saint-Wandrille-Rancon

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Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille is a Benedictine monastery in the commune of Saint-Wandrille-Rançon, founded by Wandregisel, or Saint Wandrille. This monastery attained a position of great importance and popularity for the fervor and learning of its monks, who once numbered over three hundred. When you visit this site, keep an eye out for items of unique interest, because the abbey was especially noted for its library and school, where letters, the fine arts, the sciences, and calligraphy were cultivated. Add Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille to your Saint-Wandrille-Rancon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint-Wandrille-Rancon trip app.
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  • if you want to know how to relax and enjoy peace and solitude then you MUST visit this beautiful Benedictine abbey. the Abbot who walked us around was in a beautiful place all the time, quietly...  more »
  • Be sure to get a guided tour from a resident monk so you understand the history of the abbey and the restoration it is undergoing. Wall painting dating back to the 1300s.  more »
  • Very nice! Take the tour, you'll learn a lot
  • An oasis of peace where the plainchant is superb.
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