Abbey of Saint-Savin (Abbaye de Saint-Savin)

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24 May 2021  |  UNESCO , Tourism

Abbaye de Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Let's explore the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe. It is one of 45 French heritages classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Roman paintings

Located in the Vienne department of New Aquitaine, it is known for its perfectly well-preserved Romanesque murals, unique in Europe.

The murals only represent Old Testament scenes from the first two books of the Pentateuch: Genesis and Exodus. And read like a big book.

Abbey of Saint-Savin (Abbaye de Saint-Savin)

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A unique visit

During your holidays in New Aquitaine you can enjoy a unique visit where you will discover the history of this Abbey.

Multimedia interpretations, monks' cells, refectory, monastic garden... You will discover all the secrets. The history of the abbey, its paintings, its architecture will no longer hold any secrets for you!

Theatrical visit

You will experience an interactive journey thanks to the tablet placed at your disposal, with fun and educational routes to be at the heart of history. You can also experience a theatrical visit to discover the abbey from a different perspective, more playful.


We invite you to find out more information on the prices and opening hours of the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe.

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