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ABBAYE DE SAINT-AMANT-DE-BOIXE

Just for you... an abbey nestled between the river and the forest
Guided, free or audio-guided visits.

Be amazed by the history and the architectural richness of this site, classified as a Historic Monument. After your visit, you will never see the Romanesque art the same way again.

Nestled between the Charente river and the forest of Boixe, not ar from Angouleme...the abbey has been here for more than a thousand years on this part of this region.Through a fun and interactive circuit, its interpretation center will take you into the heart of the builders and monks' lives.

Average length of visit (guided or not): 1h.

And also: organization of trade fairs, arts and crafts internships, guided hikes, conferences, shows, night visits, participation in the European Heritage Days. Program on the following website

Groups accepted on request (60 people maximum).

Opening hours :
- From December to February: From Wednesday to Sunday, 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
- From March to May and September to November: from Wednesday to Friday, 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm. On Saturday, Sunday and public holidays (except on Monday) from 3pm to 6pm.
- From June to August: from Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 7pm. On Saturday, Sunday and public holidays (except on Monday) from 3pm to 7pm.

Annual closure: from December 22, 2018 to January 2nd, 2019.
Further Information :
Free visit per adult: 5.00 €
Guided visit per adult: 6.00 €
From 5 to 17 years old: free



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  • Services : Guided tour on request
  • Equipments : Car park, Coach parking
  • Comfort : Internet access
  • Means of payment : Cheques, Cash, , , Transfers
  • Categories : Classified or registered (CNMHS)
GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.7969
Longitude : 0.133541