©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
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Abbey Saint-Etienne

One of the most remarkable monuments in Alsace. Romanesque façade (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
  • Nearest train station : 8km - Saverne
  • 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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