©Office de Tourisme du Pays de Saverne. Photo non contractuelle
©Office de Tourisme du Pays de Saverne. Photo non contractuelle
©Cindy WITTER. Photo non contractuelle
©Cindy WITTER. Photo non contractuelle

Abbey Saint-Etienne

Do you love beautiful churches? Don't miss a visit to one of the most remarkable abbey churches to discover along Alsace's Romanesque Road.

One of the most remarkable monuments in Alsace. Romanesque facade (beginning of the 12th c.), nave and narthex (13th c.), Pietà (15th c.), pulpit in stone (1561); Silbermann organ (1710), rose-window (18th c.). Archeological crypt under the transept and the choir (entrance in the right transept), unique example of remains, showing the complete history of successive abbey-churches in Marmoutier dating back to the Merovingian, Carolingian and Ottonian eras.
Explanations and description displayed on boards. Exhibition of the excavated objects : sarcophagi (with a rare hollowed trunk)... Guided visits for groups all year by appointment. Duration : 1,30 hr.

Additional information
  • Altitude : 219m
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 8
  • Prices :
    • Adult rate : 0€
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Self-guided visit with documents in French, Visit with educational sheets/pack, Guided tour for groups, Guided tour for groups with reservation
  • Amenities services : Toilets

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