Saint-Remi Abbey

Reims , Grand Est , France

About Saint-Remi Abbey

Saint-Remi Abbey is a UNESCO listed historic Benedictine abbey in Reims which was built in the eleventh century and renovated in the twelfth century.

Upon its construction, Saint-Remi Abbey replaced the former St Christopher’s Chapel in housing the relics of Saint Remi (440-533 AD), an archbishop of Gaul who famously baptised the Frankish king, Clovis I and was canonized after his death.

Related Places

Reims Cathedral

Reims Cathedral was the site of France’s royal coronations and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.


Palais du Tau

Palais du Tau in Reims was where French monarchs would prepare for and celebrate their coronations.


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