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Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud

The highlight of this 12th-century abbey complex is the vast but movingly simple church, notable for its soaring pillars, Romanesque domes and polychrome gisants (funerary effigies) of four illustrious Plantagenets:…
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Chez Teresa

English expats Teresa and Tony offer a welcome as cosy-warm as tea at this frilly little tearoom, half a block from the abbey, which is stuffed with bric-a-brac from across the Channel. In the afternoon, pop by for …