Abbaye de La Sauve-Majeure Unusual Visits in La Sauve

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Friday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Sunday 10:30 am - 01:00 pm 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Opens Wednesday at 10:30 am

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Services

  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Disable access
  • Groups
  • Pets welcome
  • English
    • Masterpiece of Romanesque art.
      Built in the Middle Ages, this Benedictine abbey is located on a timeless site. Located on the paths of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, it presents famous capitals and sculpted decorations. A landscape that invites you to take a break in the heart of Entre-deux-Mers, very close to Bordeaux.
      Monument inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list under the Routes of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, Great Cultural Route of the Council of Europe.

      Welcome
      Opening hours subject to change.

      Open
      From June to September: 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      From October to May: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Ticket office closes 40 minutes before.

      Farm
      Mondays from October to May
      January 1, May 1 and December 25

      Accessibility
      Monument accessible to people with reduced mobility with assistance

      Services

      • Possibility of rest during the visit
      • Shop, bookstore
      • Bathroom


      Visits
      Free visit with visit document
      French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese
      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit booklet
      French, English, German

      Guided tour
      French
      By reservation: 10 days
      Duration: 1 hour

      Lapidary Museum

      Cultural events
      All year following the program


      2017 category 3 prices
      Reduced price €5
      Full price Adult €8
      Free for under 18s*
      Free for 18-25 year olds
      (European Union nationals or legal residents in the territory of the European Union)
      * excluding school or extracurricular groups


      Access
      From Bordeaux Rocade east: exit no. 24, D936 direction Créon and Sauveterre de Guyenne
      From Bordeaux: (cross the Garonne), Latresne (D10), Camblanes-et-Meynac, Madirac, Créon (D14), Sauveterre (D671): La Sauve-Majeure is 3 km away, after Créon, direction Sauveterre
      “Canal of the two seas by bike”: 1 km


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Traveller Reviews Abbaye de La Sauve-Majeure

4.5 sur 5 841 reviews

  • Emma Le Chatelier

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Emma Le Chatelier on 26/12/2023

    We visited this Abbey on Christmas week. It’s a great combination of culture and nature. Good amount of information, not too much as it’s usually the case and a well marked tour.

  • Eleanor Parkin

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Eleanor Parkin on 10/10/2022

    This was one of the highlights of our road trip in France. We happened to drive through the pretty town and stopped to visit the incredible abbey. It’s really beautiful and the guide you get on entry is great. Highly recommend to anyone in the area or passing through!

  • Agnieszka Kania

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Agnieszka Kania on 25/08/2023

    Interesting place with rich history. For us it was also a plus that we could take our dog with us. We all enjoyed the visit so I would definitely recommend to check it out.

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Abbaye de La Sauve-Majeure

Address

14 Rue de l’Abbaye
33670 La Sauve

GPS coordinates

44° 46'4.01"N, 0° 18'43.74"W

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