for the Abbaye aux Dames, Caen, see Abbey of Sainte-Trinité, Caen
The Abbaye aux Dames was the first Benedictine nunnery in Saintes in Charente-Maritime in France. The abbey was founded in 1047 by Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, and his wife Agnes. Agnes later retired to the nunnery and died there.One of its abbesses was Agnès of Barbezieux, whose relative, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was a generous donor to the abbey.
Madame de Montespan was educated here.
Address 2 Place Sainte-Marie, Saintes 17100, France
Coordinates 45°44'41.608" N -0°37'26.1" E