France’s Fontevraud Abbey, Tomb of a Queen

Eleanor of Aquitane's Tomb

  Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud, near the Vienne River in the Loire Valley, is the largest abbey in France. Built in the early 12th century and restored in recent years, it's now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I go to the great abbey, in the village of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, to pay my respects to one of history's most impressive women, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Eleanor was brilliant, ... Read Full Article