Old Abbey

The old abbey, near the basilica, was rebuilt in the 18C by the great architects Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Robert de Cotte and Jacques Gabriel. In 1809, Napoleon established a school here for the daughters of those who had received the Légion d'Honneur decoration.

Useful information

Adresse : 

5 rue de la Légion-d’Honneur

Phone:

+33 1 55 87 08 70

Price:

8 € (-16 years old free of charge)

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