12th Century Normandy Abbey

Lucerne Abbey is a 12th century Normandy abbey. It’s my choice for day 20 of the Normandy Advent Calendar. The photo is taken from the gatehouse. The abbey is a Premonstratensian¬†monastery that was founded in 1143. The village of La Lucerne-d’Outremer sits in the triangle between the towns of Granville, Avranches and Villedieu-les-Po√™les. The building […]

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 […]

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