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Abbaye Sainte Marie du Mont des Cats

2470 route du Mont des Cats, 59270 Godewaersvelde, France
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Sunday day out for the locals.

We visited, you will guess on a Sunday, travelling from Dunkirk to Ypres/Ieper. Since my wife's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew J
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Excellent shop of local produces

The abbey of Mont des Cats is famous for its cheese, and i was pleased to find it open, and feature... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
JWG_080353
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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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2 weeks ago
“Sunday day out for the locals.”
25 Aug 2017
“Excellent shop of local produces”
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2470 route du Mont des Cats, 59270 Godewaersvelde, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited, you will guess on a Sunday, travelling from Dunkirk to Ypres/Ieper. Since my wife's grandfather was billeted at the Abbey after the 1st Battle of Ypres until the first gas attack, when they replaced the French in the trenches. It was extremely busy...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The abbey of Mont des Cats is famous for its cheese, and i was pleased to find it open, and feature quite liberal opening times. The shop also sells the beer associated with the abbey, which is brewed elsewhere (i.e., in Chimay, Belgium, another trappist...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Coming on Saturday, good view and nice area for picnic; in the end only visiting the cheese store in the abby's complex and there is a cafe near by.. you can see from the abby (1 minutes walk) - bought a cheese only..

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Breath taking and magnificent utterly speechless. http://www.tastesofabbeys.com/abbeys/region-of-abbey-of-mont-des-cats is a link for more information.

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Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

The building dates back to the 11th century. It is a place of peace in a building that has miraculously survived a great deal of war. Less impressive than magnificent cathedrals, but no less interesting.

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