Description

Caen and its area’s third great abbey, the Abbey of our Lady of the Ardennes is located within the village of Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe, near Caen.


"Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey of our Lady of the Ardennes is steeped in history and has benefited from extensive renovation. Today, it houses the Institute of Contemporary Publishing Archives (IMEC) collections and activities.

Converted into a vast library, the abbey-church offers researchers the quiet and serene atmosphere that once swathed the monastic buildings. The vast farm courtyard, the gardens, tithe barn and press host events, colloquiums and exhibitions, and offer a place of residence for researchers and writers.
During temporary exhibitions, the site is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday, from 2 to 6pm.
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Venez en toute quiétude à l’abbaye d’Ardenne, les mesures nécessaires sont mises en place pour assurer la sécurité des visiteurs. Pour vous protéger et protéger nos équipes, le port du masque est obligatoire pour les visiteurs. Du gel hydroalcoolique est à votre disposition sur l’ensemble du parcours de l’abbaye d’Ardenne.

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Pets allowed : no

Opening

Start date : 29/06/2020 - End date : 20/09/2020
Monday14:00 to 18:00
Tuesday14:00 to 18:00
Wednesday14:00 to 18:00
Thursday14:00 to 18:00
Friday14:00 to 18:00
Openning days : Saturday - Sunday