Mortemer Abbey - 27440 LISORS

Open every day from 11 am to 6 pm

Phone: 02 32 49 54 34

Open every day from 11am to 18pm
Walk on the Dukes path
Open every day from 11am to 18pm
Fly fishing in the Abbey ponds on reservation

Ticketing

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23rd Medieval Festivals: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th August (bookings recommended)!

For the 23rd consecutive year, Mortemer Abbey invites you to its Medieval Festivals. Come on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August from 10:30 am to 7 pm for an immersion in the heart of the Middle Ages! On the program: fights, tournaments, medieval camp, music, dances, shows, medieval market and much more.

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2nd Festival of Tales and Legends: see you on July 17 & 18!

On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July, Mortemer Abbey invites you to the 2nd Festival of Fantastic Tales & Legends. What a great way to spend a moment under the sign of magic, sharing and laughter with family or friends!

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2021 season

22nd Medieval Festival

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th August 2021
from 10:30 am to 7 pm

For the 23rd consecutive year, Mortemer Abbey invites you to its Medieval Festivals. Come on August 14 & 15 for an immersion in the heart of the Middle Ages! The previous editions having been a great success, we strongly advise you to book your tickets now on our online ticketing service.

See the program                    Read the press release

Fêtes Médiévales

Are you passionate about chivalry? The Fêtes Médiévales is the opportunity to attend tournaments organized by Griffon Rouge and medieval fights led by the Mesnie des Chevaliers de Saint Georges et de Saint Michel

Comfortably installed in the natural bleachers, let yourself be impressed by this real trip back in time. Wild jousts, broken spears, sharpened axes, proud steeds... Enough to make you forget your everyday life for a day! 

Thanks to the Maison des Fers Croisés, you will know everything about camp life in medieval times! This association reconstructs for you scenes of the daily life of the fighters of the time. 

Leather and weapons maintenance, kitchen workshop, men-at-arms' tents... You will even be able to observe more closely the protection of the warriors! Something to impress young and old looking for a dive into the past.

Fêtes Médiévales

During these days, Celestias will help you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere with melodies coming straight from the Middle Ages. Bagpipes, drums and strings will be playing for the pleasure of young and old!

Whether or not you have rhythm in your skin, Celestiaes and its troupe of dancers will also teach you a few dance steps from the era. Don't hesitate to join them if you feel like it!

Vytas Kraujelis is a Lithuanian actor, author and director who has been working with the Abbey for many years. Perhaps you have already seen his creations during the Fêtes des Contes & Légendes Fantastiques? 

With his troupe, he offers you colorful shows that will retrace the history of the Duchy of Normandy. What better place than the cloister and its mystical atmosphere to discover them?

Fêtes Médiévales

On Saturday and Sunday, a medieval market will allow you to learn more about the know-how of the period. Many craftsmen will show you their work: jewelry, natural stones, old books, knives, costumes, sausages, breads, alcohols and much more! 

A little hungry? To recover from the emotions of the day, the Bistrot du Bec Fin welcomes you and treats you to its delicious specialties. If you wish, you can also have a picnic in the Abbey!

To make sure that these days remain in the memories of the little knights, the Abbey of Mortemer offers the costume to the children. Many activities are also planned to make your little ones happy.

Thanks to the Domaine Equestre de la Bonde, the youngest among you can enjoy a pony ride. If you wish, you can also compete with your family on our medieval games!

Fêtes Médiévales

Take the opportunity to (re)discover the Abbey of Mortemer, classified as a historical monument. This place full of history will make you travel through the Ages thanks to the remains of its church, its 15th century dovecote and its Dukes' Path, a path in the forest lined with 15 wooden statues of the Dukes of Normandy and Kings of England. Guided tours are planned all day to discover the themed apartments or the museum of ghosts and legends.

Informations pratiques :

  • Dates: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 August 2021
  • Times: Festivities start at 10:30 am, end at 7 pm. 
  • Access : Abbaye de Mortemer - 27440 Lisors.
  • Prices: 13€ for adults, 9€ for children up to 16 years old, free for children under 6 years old.
  • Contact & reservation: mortemer@orange.fr - 02 32 49 54 34 - abbaye-de-mortemer.fr
  • Parking: A large free parking lot is available.
  • Catering: The Bistrot du Bec Fin is available on site.
  • Our friends the dogs are welcome on a leash.

2nd Festival of Fantastic Tales & Legends

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 July 
from 11am to 6pm

On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July, Mortemer Abbey invites you to the 2nd Festival of Fantastic Tales and Legends. What a great way to spend a moment under the sign of magic, sharing and fun with family or friends!

See the complete program

Contes et légendes fantastiques

Let yourself be carried away by the fantastic Scandinavian stories of the Graen Rot troupe. These theatrical, musical and even participative tales will amaze young and old alike in search of a one-way ticket to the incredible Viking era.

Maître Nicodème will also be present to tell you his thrilling stories of the witch hunt. Were they real? Could they really fly? Why were they hunted? Our guest will take you on an educational and enchanting journey on the theme of witchcraft.

Vytas Kraujelis is a Lithuanian actor, author and director who has been working with the Abbey for many years. With his troupe, he offers colorful shows that will take you back in time!

Fêtes contes & légendes

Discover Merlin and Bisclavret, two puppet shows that will amaze young and old alike with their unique sets that will come to life in the cloister. Vytas Kraujelis also offers you the opportunity to attend Bêtes Merveilleuses and Évangiles des Quenouilles ou la sagesse ancienne, two animations that will make this day a moment frozen in time.

Need some fresh air? Take a stroll in the medieval camp set up by Les Fiers Normands! From tent to tent, discover the traditions of the time, the costumes and attend legendary fights that will make you shiver! The troupe also proposes ancient games that will entertain the whole family.

Contes et légendes fantastiques

An authentic medieval market awaits you during the whole weekend. Swords, jewelry and leather goods, old books, calligraphy, wooden objects, wine, cheese, beer, wood-fired pancakes, meringues... Treat yourself!

And for the gourmets, the Bistrot du Bec Fin proposes you its delicious specialities! If you prefer, you can also have a picnic in the abbey grounds.

Practical information :

  • Dates: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July 2021.
  • Times: beginning of the festivities at 11 am, end at 7 pm. 
  • Access : Mortemer Abbey - 27440 Lisors.
  • Prices: 13€ for adults, 9€ for children up to 16 years old, free for children under 6 years old.
  • Contact: mortemer@orange.fr - 02 32 49 54 34 - abbaye-de-mortemer.fr.
  • Parking: a large free parking lot is available.
  • Catering: the Bistrot du Bec Fin is at your disposal on site. If you wish, you can also have a picnic in the abbey.

Mortemer Abbey - 27440 LISORS

Open every day from 11 am to 6 pm

Phone: 02 32 49 54 34