Bonjour! This week’s carte postale features L’Abbaye aux Dames in Saintes, a city located in the Charente-Maritime region on the western coast of France.
- Founded in 1047, it was the first Benedictine abbey in the Saintes area
- During the French Revolution, the building was used as a prison
- A 10-day music festival called Festival de Saintes is held here each summer
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Until the next Wednesday Postcard, à bientôt!