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Abbaye aux Dames

Abbaye aux Dames

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The Abbaye aux Dames in Caen is also known as the Abbey of Sainte-Trinité, or the Holy Trinity Abbey. As one could guess, “Abbaye aux Dames” translates to Women's Abbey, and that's just what it was – a Benedictine convent. La Trinité is almost a thousand years old, and one of the must-see sites for any visitor to Caen.

If the facade of the abbey looks a little worse for wear, it's because of its history; it was the site of a battle during the Hundred Years War, during which it lost its original spires. The larger convent today is home to the Regional offices for Lower Normandy, but the abbey, restored in 1983, is open to visitors. William the Conqueror's wife Matilda is buried there, and its interior is a treasure trove of architectural details.

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Place Reine Mathilde, Caen, France, 14035

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Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux, and Falaise Day Trip from Caen

Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux, and Falaise Day Trip from Caen

Follow in the footsteps of historic icons like William the Conqueror, Joan of Arc and Rollo on this full-day private tour of Normandy. Discover the dark secrets and major events of French history as you explore Rouen, Caen and Bayeux with an expert guide. Start with a visit to historic Rouen to view the magnificent Cathedral and see the spot where Joan of Arc was killed. After lunch (own expense), explore the port town of Caen, including William the Conquerors's castle and the Abbaye aux Hommes, then marvel over the world-famous Bayeux Tapestry.
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Abbaye aux Dames hours of operation: Only open twice daily by guided tours, daily at 2:30pm & 4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Abbaye aux Dames can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Abbaye aux Dames tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Abbaye aux Dames costs USD 494.33. Guided Abbaye aux Dames tours start around USD 494.33 per person. See all 1 Abbaye aux Dames tickets and tours on Viator.


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