EGLISE SAINT JEAN DE MONTIERNEUF

 
27 bis, Place Montierneuf - 86000 POITIERS
 +33 5 49 39 09 87
 
 
 
Old abbey church, the church of Saint Jean Montierneuf is built in the last stiers the eleventh century, by the will of one count of Poitou, Gui-Geoffroy-Guillaume.
Supported externally by buttresses, pierced by many windows, it provides the chorus abundant and unexpected clarity.

The original Romanesque apse of the church of Saint Jean Montierneuf is widely stilted towards the end of the thirteenth century by a Gothic apse.

Seriously damaged during the wars of religion, the abbey church knows the seventeenth century major restoration, the most obvious of which is building a new facade, following the shortening of the nave.
Old abbey church, the building was built in the last third of the eleventh century by the will of one count of Poitou, Gui-Geoffroy-Guillaume.
Enjoying the count's pulse, the progress of the construction site is both quick and sumptuous: the use of stone for the entire building is exemplary in this respect, as well as the regularity the plan.

Opening hours:
Daily from 10am to 18pm

Guided tours:
The guided tours are offered throughout the year, according to the program.
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You will find the church of Saint Jean Montierneuf on the circuit " Montierneuf ", to discover the riches of the city of Poitiers.
 
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27 bis, Place Montierneuf
86000 POITIERS
Tel : +33 5 49 39 09 87

Languages spoken

french 

 
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