Abbey of Notre-Dame de Guîtres

Testimony of the Romanesque purity and the Benedictine patience, the abbey of Guîtres, white and noble, on its terrace dominating the valley of the Isle, is rightly regarded as one of the most admirable monuments of Aquitaine. The abbey church is equipped with a large organ, an exceptional instrument because of the originality of its … Read more

Bell tower of the monolithic church

Located exactly above the monolithic church, it was built between the 12th and 15th centuries. The top of the spire reaches 70 meters above the market place, which makes it the highest bell tower in the Gironde after Saint-Michel in Bordeaux. The ascent of the 196 steps will allow you to dominate all the city … Read more

Saint-Nicolas de Blasimon Abbey

The former Benedictine abbey church of Saint-Nicolas, classified as a historical monument, was built in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 16th centuries in the Gamage valley. The abbey is probably a foundation of Saint-Jean d’Angély. In 1166, it is part of the possessions of the abbey of La Sauve-Majeure.