Hautecombe Abbey

Abbey located in Savoie, in France

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Monastery information
Other namesFrance Abbaye Royale d'Hautecombe
Italy Abbazia Reale di Altacomba
OrderBenedictine
Establishedc. 1101
Disestablished1790–1826
Mother houseClairvaux (1125–1790)
Consolata (1826–1864)
Sénanque (1864–1922)
Solesmes (1922–1992)
Dedicated toMary, Saint Irene, Saint Andrew the Apostle
DioceseRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Chambéry
People
Founder(s)Amadeus III, Count of Savoy
Architecture
Heritage designationMonument historique
Site
LocationSaint-Pierre-de-Curtille, Savoy, France
WebsiteHautecombe Abbey
Hautecombe Abbey on the shores of the Lac du Bourget

Hautecombe Abbey (French pronunciation: ​[otkɔ̃b]; Latin: Altaecumbaeum) is a former Cistercian monastery, later a Benedictine monastery, in Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille near Aix-les-Bains in Savoy, France. For centuries it was the burial place of the members of the House of Savoy. It is visited by 150,000 tourists yearly.


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