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Fontevraud and Langeais: women who made history (from Nantes or Rennes)

Car Type

Van

Duration

1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6 people

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On the Loire, the kingdom of France expands

Journey through the heart of French history along the Loire. Experience the joys and sadnesses between France and England as you explore significant historical sites.

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A condensed history

Spend a day understanding the complex history from 1100 to 1600. This period was marked by significant events and influential figures who shaped the course of history.

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Tours

Discover the royal necropolis of the Plantagenets and the legacy of Richard the Lionheart. This tour will immerse you in the rich history and culture of the region.

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A duchy or nothing !

Learn how Brittany’s fate was sealed. Understand the political and cultural significance of this historical turning point.

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Description

Our comprehensive package includes:

  • Enjoy a comfortable transfer by van from Nantes for up to 4 adults. Our professional driver ensures a smooth and hassle-free journey to your destinations.
  • Experience the history of Fontevraud Abbey and Château de Langeais. Uncover captivating tales at every site.
  • Explore the final resting place of the Plantagenets, including the tomb of Richard the Lionheart, at Fontevraud Abbey.
  • Visit the magnificent Château de Langeais, a site that played a crucial role in the history of Brittany and France.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the historical events that took place between 1100 and 1600. 
  • At the end of your adventure, our driver will return you to your original pick-up point, ensuring a stress-free conclusion to your historical journey.

More informations

For additional details on the history and significance of Fontevraud Abbey, visit the Fontevraud Official Site. This resource provides comprehensive information about the abbey’s history, architecture, and its role as the burial place of the Plantagenets.

You can also explore more about Château de Langeais and its historical importance by visiting the Château de Langeais Official Site. This site offers insights into the château’s history, architecture, and the events that took place there.

For more tour options and to plan other visit, please check our official website.

Day program

8:30 - Departure from Nantes or Rennes

Meeting point in front of the train station or your hotel.

 

10:00 - Arrival at Fontevraud

Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Henry II of England, chose the abbey as her burial place.

Guided tour of the royal abbey and abbey church, a masterpiece of Romanesque art.

 

12:00 -Gastronomic lunch

Lunch break at Fontevraud Le Restaurant, 1 Michelin star.

The lunar calendar is on the menu: the chef modifies his menu with each change of moon.

 

13:30/14:00 - Departure for Langeais

Guided tour of the medieval château chosen by Richard the Lionheart, Count of Maine and Anjou and future King of England.

Anne de Bretagne will seal the fate of her duchy here....

 

17/17:30 - Departure for Nantes or Rennes

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Information Contact

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