Guided tour in the abbey Notre-Dame of Wish

Come travel(browse) centuries with guides fancy-dress lecturers, they will tell you in some stages(scenes) the strong moments of the abbey …

© Ville de Cherbourg-en-Cotentin

Come discover the history(story) of this abbey based(established) in 1145 by the emperesse Mathilda, who(which) undergoes pillage and fires during Hundred Years' War before being abandoned(given up) then requisitioned during the construction of the military port(bearing) of Cherbourg. Louis XVI stayed during its journey there in 1786...

About the venue

110 rue de l'abbaye, Cherbourg-Octeville, 50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
  • Édifice religieux
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  • Musée, salle d'exposition
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  • Site archéologique
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  • Monument historique

Old(Former) abbey then place of barracks and hospital. Very beautiful vestiges in elevation. Refectory of the restored XIIIth century, chapter house of the XIIIth century.