Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey (or Fontevrault Abbey) is located in the village of Fontevraud Abbaye, near Chinon, in Anjou, France. It was founded by the itinerant reforming preacher Robert of Arbrissel, who had just created a new order, the Order of Fontevrault. The first permanent structures were built between 1110 and 1119.