Sitting on the banks of the Sarthe, nestled in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire, is the small commune of Solesmes.
As a predominantly acricultural region, the commune is dominated by the stunning Solesmes Abbey, founded back in 11. Formerly a Benedictine monastery, the abbey has fallen into decline a number of times during its history, most notable during the Hundred Years War and the French Revolution but after some notable renovations, it stands proudly above the Sarthe.
A second abbey is also in the town. St. Cecilia's Abbey, which was built for women, is also located in Solesmes
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Hire a car in Solesmes and you would have easy access to the motorsport capital that is Le Mans, which is less than 50km away.
Le Mans is home to the world famous 24 hour endurance race and is home to the Palais of Comtes du Maine, birthplace of Henry II of England.
To the south of Solesmes is an excellent golf course, where you can practice your swing on the banks of the Sarthe River.
Opening Hours:Mo-Fr 0800-1200 1400-1830, Sa 0900-1200, Su closed
Address:ZA La Fouquerie
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