Exotic L'Epau Abbey

One of my many stops – and one of Adele’s – was L’Epau Abbey in Le Mans.

Queen Berengaria of Navarre, wife of Richard the Lionhearted, died there in 1230.

Click here to read the story of her relationship with the Plantagenets, and with the abbey.

This incredible abbey was restored in the 15th century.

Click here for pictures of fabulous L’Epau Abbey.