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PRINTEMPS DES CIMETIÈRES , "LES FEMMES QUI REPOSENT DANS LES CIMETIÈRES"

Themed tours and outings in Fontenay-le-Comte
  • In the footsteps of our city's illustrious women

  • Meet at 3.30pm at the entrance to the cemetery for a tour of the filles de l'Union Chrétienne, a convent founded in 1680 in Fontenay le Comte. Historically, the nuns were responsible for teaching girls from good families, then, following the secularization laws, the congregation became a care establishment. Several dozen nuns are now buried at Notre Dame.
    Meet us at 5pm at the entrance to the cemetery to talk about the women in the Allix family. They are not very well known, or forgotten by...
    Meet at 3.30pm at the entrance to the cemetery for a tour of the filles de l'Union Chrétienne, a convent founded in 1680 in Fontenay le Comte. Historically, the nuns were responsible for teaching girls from good families, then, following the secularization laws, the congregation became a care establishment. Several dozen nuns are now buried at Notre Dame.
    Meet us at 5pm at the entrance to the cemetery to talk about the women in the Allix family. They are not very well known, or forgotten by history, yet through their actions and professions, they have shone in the fields of the arts, education and literature...
    Lasts 30 to 45 minutes.
    Tours free of charge.
    Registration from 6 February at the Office de Tourisme Vendée Grand Sud, 02 51 69 44 99 or tourisme@vendeegrandsud.fr
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  • On May 25, 2024 at 3:30 PM
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