Abbaye de St-Wandrille, Saint-Wandrille-Rancon

Abbaye de St-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 St-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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  • 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 »
  • Our tour visited the abbey and for me, it was a highlight of my entire trip! A charming and energetic monk hosted our visit and through an interpreter, explained the history of this centuries old...  more »
  • Very nice! Take the tour, you'll learn a lot
  • An oasis of peace where the plainchant is superb.
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