Church of Saint Michel

Interesting
The church houses an exceptional collection of works of art. The carved giltwood main altar was commissioned by Abbess Louise de Bourbon-Lavedan in 1621 for the abbey church. Note the strained yet peaceful features of the 15C wooden crucifix and the expressive Crowning with Thorns (late 16C), both in a side chapel on the left.

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Nearby tourist attractions

Abbey of Fontevraud
Abbey of Fontevraud
Last resting place of the Plantagenets,
1:00
Ensemble Troglodytique
Ensemble Troglodytique
An unassuming doorway off the courtyard
1:30
Château de Brézé
Château de Brézé
With Europe's deepest dry moat, this
1:30
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Abbey of Fontevraud
Abbey of Fontevraud
Last resting place of the Plantagenets,
1:00
Château de Brézé
Château de Brézé
With Europe's deepest dry moat, this
1:30
See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Abbey of Fontevraud
Abbey of Fontevraud
Last resting place of the Plantagenets,
1:00
Château de Brézé
Château de Brézé
With Europe's deepest dry moat, this
1:30
See all