Ardenne Abbey

Local nameAbbaye d'Ardenne
LocationCaen, France

L' Abbey d'Ardenne, the Abbey of Our Lady of the Ardennes, is a former Premonstratensian abbey founded in the 11th century and located near Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe in Calvados, near Caen, France. It is now occupied by the Institute of Contemporary Publishing Archives.

In June 1944, 20 Canadian soldiers were illegally executed at the abbey by members of the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend. The event has become known as the Ardenne Abbey massacre.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbey_d'Ardenne

Phone +33 2 31 29 37 37

Address Chemin de l'Abbaye d'Ardennes, 14280 Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe, France

Coordinates 49°11'46.806" N -0°24'47.844" E

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