Boulbonne Abbey was first founded in 1129 about 14km from its current location. It was burned down and demolished during the Wars of Religion in 1567 by Huguenots. The reconstruction of the abbey on its current site started in 1632. The church was consecrated in 1742.

After the French Revolution most of the buildings have disappeared, but there are still some facades, the entrance brick portal, the chapter house, the refectory, two corridors of the cloister and the dovecotes and stables.

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