Lucerne abbey, Normandy

Day 21, Normandy Advent Calendar. Lucerne Abbey, near Granville in Normandy, is a Premonstratensian monastery founded in 1143. During the French Revolution it was reclaimed by the State with the buildings being used as a cotton mill and also as a source of stone. It is set in a valley with extensive grounds. Restoration started […]

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