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Fontevrault (more fully, Fontevrault-L'Abbaye) is an historic town in the Loire Valley region of France.

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  • Fontevraud Abbey. Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud. The burial place of several Plantagenet rulers of England and various French duchies, including Henry II, Richard I the Lionheart and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Their painted effigies are displayed in the nave of the abbey.






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Travellers wishing to see more of the Loire Valley can continue further east into the adjoining Centre-Val de Loire region, studded with additional historical cities and chateaux at sites such as Bourges and Saint-Benoît-du-Sault.

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