Abbey de la Lucerne in Normandy

There’s still time to visit the abbey before it closes at the beginning of November for the winter period. Built in the 12th century, it has undergone an extensive restoration programme. There are several buildings to explore on the site including the charming gatehouse seen from the abbey grounds. Post and photo by Chris at […]

Celebrating France's Architectural Heritage

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France This weekend is the annual Heritage Days event (Journées européennes du patrimoine) throughout France. Almost 17000 architectural and environmental heritage sites will be open to the public free of charge. The abbey at Cerisy-la-Forêt in Normandy is just one of the sites participating in the event. Post […]

Celebrating France's Architectural Heritage

This weekend is the annual Heritage Days event (Journées européennes du patrimoine) throughout France. Almost 17000 architectural and environmental heritage sites will be open to the public free of charge. The abbey at Cerisy-la-Forêt in Normandy is just one of the sites participating in the event. Post by Chris of Gavray GitesPhoto credit "Cerisy-la-Forêt Abbaye […]

Lucerne Abbey in Manche, Normandy

Lucerne Abbey was founded in 1143 and is currently benefitting from an extensive restoration and renovation programme. This photo shows the abbey church. Lucerne is between Granville and Avranches. More details at www.abbaye-lucerne.fr #normandy #normandie #manche #gavray #lucerneabbey #abbayedelalucerne #lucerne #frenchabbey