Fontevraud Abbey (1010-1119) is located between Tours and Saumur. This is a beautiful complex of buildings that have been restored. It is the resting place of Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella, and Richard The Lionhearted. Kings and Queens of England.

The Loire Valley of France
Museums and Sites
Traveling with Emily and Jim
The Kitchen Chimney
The steeple over the crossing of the Cathedral
the grand dinning hall
Door to abbey monk's cell
Stairwell from the Dinning Hall

The Garden of the Closter
The classic Romanesque Arch
the Kings and Queens of England
Richard I of Englandand Isabella of Angouleme
Romanesque Arches
Shrine in Chapel
A beautiful hall of paintings
Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine
Romanesque Nave
Choir of Cathedral