Blasimon Abbey

Blasimon, France

Blasimon Benedictine abbey was founded in the 10th century. The 12th century church is still standing, restored in the 15th and 16th century. In the past, monks dug ditches fill with river Gamage's water, surrounding the abbey. These ditches transformed the abbey to a stronghold. Unfortunately, the French Revolution damaged the abbey and today it is ruined.

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Laula 6, Blasimon, France
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Details

Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Frankish kingdoms (France)

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Patrick CAUMES (2 years ago)
Magnificent Abbey in an exceptional site
Frédérique Colin (2 years ago)
I attended a magnificent wedding in this abbey. Even more beautiful than in a church.
Delphine COPPE (2 years ago)
To visit… from the outside. But what peace! A beautiful alley of yews sheltering benches where to rest leads to the portal of which it is advisable to detail each sculpture. A gem. Well abused by centuries and times. But which is now backed up.
Delphine Lepage (2 years ago)
Beautifully restored, too bad you can't visit the interior. But just the portal and its tympanum deserve a stop.
Sylvie Barreau (2 years ago)
Very beautiful building steeped in history which has benefited from a careful restoration. The place is peaceful, a call to inner calm.
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