Tournay Abbey

Tournay, France

A priory was first established on the site of Tournay Abbey in the 11th century, which became an abbey in the 17th century. It was suppressed during the French Revolution. A new abbey was founded in the 1930s in Madiran and was transferred to Tournay in 1952, the year after construction of a new monastery. The building was completed in 1958. The abbey remains active and houses a community of approximately 20 monks.

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Artigueher, Tournay, France
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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enrique simmering (11 months ago)
A beautiful place of peace.
fabien podevin (2 years ago)
Pleasant setting, not much to see, the shop is very friendly, the exteriors are well maintained.
Philippe Phillema (2 years ago)
Moderate interest for a modern abbey. Manufacturer of fruit jellies. The architecture is special. Linger 10 minutes at the monastic shop. There are the production of other abbeys including that of garaison. The icons are interesting.
Richie Williams (2 years ago)
Closed due to COVID-19
Michael “Shika” ST (3 years ago)
Bewitching and shop full of, binne things.
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