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Inside the monumental church in Fontevraud Abbey are 4 recumbent tomb statues of the Plantagenet dynasty, two English kings Henry II and Richard I and their wives  

Inside the monumental church in Fontevraud Abbey are 4 recumbent tomb statues of the Plantagenet dynasty, two English kings Henry II and Richard I and their wives

Loire Valley by scooter to L’Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud

September 19th 2011
Tourist day today. This is when our scooter really comes in so useful. A quick check of our map and off we went East along the south side of the Loire for 10 kms and then a right turn up to Fontevraud and L’Abbaye Royale. What an excellent choice for a visit. The guide literature describes it as ‘one of the largest monastic cities from the Middle Ages’ and it is certainly much more than one ... read more
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