Boucle de La Sauve à pied - Une abbaye en Entre-Deux Mers

Walking - Loop - Cultural - Religious


Perched on a hill in the heart of the Entre-deux-Mers, the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure is one of the most spectacular monuments of Bordeaux. It is in 1079 that St. Gerard Corbie founded the Benedictine abbey monks clearing with large primary forest, "Silva Major". On the road to Santiago, she served as the point of departure and regional stage for the pilgrimage. Ranked in 1998 "World Heritage Site", the whole remains today grandiose and very representative of Romanesque art. This tour allows you to discover the abbey and the village of Sauve.

>Town of departure : LA SAUVE
>Town of arrival : LA SAUVE

Key information

  • Distance : 8km
  • Duration : 2h
  • Means of locomotion : on foot
  • Difficulty : Easy
  • >Itinerary landscape(s) : Countryside
  • Color and markings : Green, Balises et porte-flèches en bois.

Points of interest

Contact details

33670 LA SAUVE

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+33 5 56 23 23 00


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