Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise


In the heart of a small ‘City of Character’, an architectural gem opens its doors to you for a visit to the border of the real and the virtual.

Founded in 1068, Saint-Vincent Abbey enjoyed the protection of the Dukes of Aquitaine and was granted the status of royal abbey in 1141 by Aliénor d'Aquitaine, then Queen of France.

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In an interactive tour, discover the secrets and the history of the abbey, you will also find a rare almost intact monastic complex in the Bas-Poitou. At the heart of this jewel of Romanesque architecture, touch screens and 3D reconstructions reveal the secrets of a rich history.

The Abbey of Nieul-sur-l'Autise comprises :

The only Romanesque cloister that is still complete in the West of France
A virtual tour of the abbey and its history in the heart of the Maison Aliénor
A fun and interactive museography in the gallery of musical instruments



1 allée du Cloître
85240 Rives-d'Autise

Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Welcome to the Royal Abbey of Nieul-sur-l'Autise, where you can discover the past.