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.

Useful information

Address:

Rue Gabriel-Jeanton, 71700 Tournus

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