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ABBAYE SAINT PIERRE DE MAILLEZAIS

Historic site and monument, Abbey, Ruins and remains, Registered and listed sites in Maillezais
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  • Maillezais Abbey, the largest historic site in the Marais Poitevin

  • Discover the largest site in the Marais Poitevin
    and cathedral builders, in the heart of some exceptional remains!
    A powerful fortress, a Romanesque abbey and then a Gothic cathedral, Maillezais has shone for centuries in religious, economic and artistic terms.
    Overlooking the canals dug by the monks to drain the Gulf of the Pictons, Maillezais stands on an island overlooking the Marais Poitevin, a splendid natural environment that is unique in France.
    There's plenty to see and do all year...
    Discover the largest site in the Marais Poitevin
    and cathedral builders, in the heart of some exceptional remains!
    A powerful fortress, a Romanesque abbey and then a Gothic cathedral, Maillezais has shone for centuries in religious, economic and artistic terms.
    Overlooking the canals dug by the monks to drain the Gulf of the Pictons, Maillezais stands on an island overlooking the Marais Poitevin, a splendid natural environment that is unique in France.
    There's plenty to see and do all year round!

    Guided tours all summer long.
    Guided tours depart from 10am to 7pm (every day)

    Summer events

    Rabelais, the extraordinary
    François Rabelais, guest of Maillezais Abbey, drew his inspiration from the abbey to set the scene for Gargantua and Pantagruel, alongside Mélusine and Geoffroy de Lusignan.


    The marsh sailor
    Discover the history of the Poitevin marshes from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Identify the function of the different areas: wet marsh, dry marsh and the Bay of Aiguillon. An immersive and entertaining show.

    Goscelme in pursuit of the Beast of the Marsh - BALUDIK,
    Public: 6-11 years

    Agenda culturel 2024 :

    Christmas Market 2024 on 29, 30 November, 1 December and 6, 7 and 8 December
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    • English
    • French
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
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    • Workshop for adults
    • Workshop for children
    • Sound and Light
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    • Picnic area
  • Services
    • Shop
    • Wifi access
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  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Espèces
  • Rates
  • Basic price adult
    From 6 € to 8 €
  • Price for large families
    From 18 € to 22 €
  • Discounted rate
    From 4 € to 6 €
  • Children's price
    From 4 € to 5 €
  • Children's price
    Free
  • Group price
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  • From March 1, 2024
    until April 30, 2024
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    until May 31, 2024
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    until June 30, 2024
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    until August 31, 2024
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    until October 18, 2024
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    until November 3, 2024
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