Abbey Buildings of Tournus

The abbey is composed of a cloister, the southern buildings of which contain the town and abbey library. The chapter house, destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1239 by Abbot Bérard, has pointed Gothic arches and Romanesque bays. The 15C Abbey dwelling is flamboyant Gothic in style. The refectory and storeroom date from the 12C.

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Rue Gabriel-Jeanton

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Abbaye de Tournus
Abbaye de Tournus
Initially devoted to St Valerian, a
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The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
This magnificent Romanesque church has
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Burgundy Traditions Museum
Burgundy Traditions Museum
This attractive folk traditions museum
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Old Hospital
Old Hospital
After three centuries of good and loyal
View of the bridge and quayside of Tournus
View of the bridge and quayside of Tournus
From the bridge over the Saône, there is
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Tournus Church of the Magdalen
Tournus Church of the Magdalen
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Abbaye de Tournus
Abbaye de Tournus
Initially devoted to St Valerian, a
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The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
This magnificent Romanesque church has
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Tournus Church of the Magdalen
Tournus Church of the Magdalen
This charming church stands in the
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Abbaye de Tournus
Abbaye de Tournus
Initially devoted to St Valerian, a
0:15
The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
The Abbey Church of St Philibert, Tournus
This magnificent Romanesque church has
0:30
Burgundy Traditions Museum
Burgundy Traditions Museum
This attractive folk traditions museum
1:00
See all