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The Abbaye aux Dames is now accepting applications for residencies in 2024. These residencies  ” Les Voix de l ‘Abbaye” are fully in line with his dual vocation of hospitality and artistic creation.

Préludes © Patrice Dejean


In collaboration with the local town and district authorities there will be 9 festive open air evenings on the weekends between May 26 and Jun 18. A friendly and relaxed atmosphere, free, everyone welcome. An itinerant programme of classical music masterpieces performed by talented young artists.

©Sebastien Laval

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11, place de l’Abbaye 17104 Saintes France

October to March: Monday to Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm
April to June: Monday to Sunday 10 am-12.30 pm and 2 pm-7pm
July to September: Monday to Sunday 10 am-7pm
05 46 97 48 48 info@abbayeauxdames.org