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Fleury Abbey

Place de l'Abbaye, 45730 Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, France

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About Fleury Abbey

A beautiful Christian Abbey which was found in the 7th century in the town of Saint-Benoît-Sur-Loire. It constitutes a remarkable example of Romanesque art. It was situated on the banks of  Loire and is one of the most celebrated Benedictine monasteries of Western Europe. The architecture inside and outside of the church is quite interesting and it is one of the main pilgrimage centres of France.



Attractions near Fleury Abbey

Château de Sully-sur-Loire6.99km from Fleury Abbey

A beautiful 14th-century medieval fortress, complete with towers, keep rampart walk and moats. It is the former residence of the dukes of Sully. there are so many painting and tapestries are being displayed in this castle. One of the iconic buildings in this area and is famous for its architecture.

Forêt d'Orléans10.67km from Fleury Abbey

The forest of Orleans is a partially state-owned forest and a natural region French located in the department of Loiret in the region Center-Val de Loire.  It is the largest national forest in mainland France. It ranges over 50,000 hectares, including 35,000 hectares which make up the national forest, the remainder being privately owned.

Loiret12.76km from Fleury Abbey

A beautiful river in France which was the tributary of the Loire river. The banks of this river is a popular destination for walking and also boating trips are there in this river. One of the nice location which was surrounded by trees and is away from the busy streets.

Canal d'Orléans23.62km from Fleury Abbey

The Orleans Canal is a former waterway located in the French department of Loiret . With a length of 78.65 km , this canal connects the Loire to the Loing canal and to the Briare canal . It thus ensures continuity by waterway between Orleans and Paris to the north and Briare and the canals of the Center to the south.

Parc Floral de la Source27.79km from Fleury Abbey

A  magnificent 35-hectare landscaped garden divided into wonderful themed areas: a dahlia garden, a beautiful vegetable garden, an iris garden, a rose garden, and also there are a large aviary and an exotic butterfly house. One of the nice natural area which has been awarded the status of Jardin remarquable by the French Ministry of Culture and the national council of parks and gardens.

Château La Ferte Saint-Aubin28.8km from Fleury Abbey

The Château de la Ferté-Saint-Aubin is a private 17th-century manor house with moats and a river. Its picturesque grounds are full of waterways, meadows, and woodlands. Situated in the heart of Sologne. The vast 40-hectare park features the reconstruction of a 1930s train station, an enchanted island for the children, and a wildlife park.

Where is Fleury Abbey

Discover more attractions in Centre-Val de Loire, where Fleury Abbey is located

Centre-Val de Loire81 attractions

The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.