HISTORICAL HERITAGE

BALLON ITS DONJON AND GARDENS

donjon de ballon

 Medieval fortress of the XII century, outscurts defense of Le Maine, the Donjon was the object of rivalry throughout the Middle Ages and offers stunning views across the Saosnois.

Discover the life in a medieval castle and gardens of Renaissance inspiration with a great diversity of species of botanical plants, 70 fruit trees, 110 of old roses, 45 clematis, 53 peonies.

 

Historical Monument since 1923-Outstanding Gardens

 

Contact :

Donjon 02 43 27 30 51

Madame BABEY 06 07 17 45 93

http://www.donjondeballon.com

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ANTOIGNE FOUNDRY, STE JAMME / SARTHE

fonderie d'antoigné à Ste Jamme/Sarthe

ANTOIGNE FOUNDRY AND ITS 20th-CENTURY STANED WINDOWS

Discover the iron workers Heritage and the history of Antoigne Foundry.

Open by appointment all year for tours, demonstrations, lectures, exhibition, etc ...

 

Contact :

‘The Association Fondeurs d'Antoigné

2 Zone d’Antoigné

72380 Sainte Jamme sur Sarthe
Tel  09.63.21.56.83

(Président : 06.45.24.58.01)

(Secrétaire : 06.82.19.53.56)

ass-fondeurs-antoigne@orange.fr

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MONASTERY OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-MERCI DIEU, ST JEAN D'ASSÉ

monastère Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci-Dieu

Discover the workshop vestment made by the community of Cistercian Nuns

Exhibition Hall open every day from 3 p.m to 6 p.m (except sundays and bank holidays)

Visit the chapel and its surroundings. Reservations for groups.

 

Contact :

Tel 02.43.25.25.49
monastere@merci-dieu.com

www.merci-dieu.com

 

 


CHURCH NOTRE-DAME-DES-CHAMPS, ST JEAN D'ASSÉ

 It is a very charming, attractice old church for the elevens century.

It has kept its original environment with its walled church yard, its roussard cross.

You can admire the classified wall paintings (late fifteenth and early sixteenth century), two beautiful altarpieces (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries), furniture and statues.

Classified as a historical monument, it is located along one of the routes of Pilgrimages to Le Mont Saint Michel and Saint-Jacques de Compostelle (Spain).

Entertainments (concerts, visits, exhibitions) are available every year from April to September. Free admission.

 

Contact :

Tel 02.43.25.26.42 ou 02.43.25.25.47