Couple dans les jardins du Collège Royal et Militaire de Thiron-Gardais en Eure-et-Loir, restauré par Stéphane Bern
Coralie Daudin
To discover in the Perche

The hidden Abbey of Thiron

You are travelling As a couple, As a family, With friends
Season Spring, Summer
Localisation Perche

Deep in the Perche, in the sleepy village of Thiron-Gardais lurks a beautiful abbey oozing an inimitable charm. Thiron is a must-see village in Eure et Loir to enjoy a change of scenery and incredible heritage in an atmospheric setting!

A thrilling escape-game!

Start with an immersion into an exciting adventure - right in the heart of the Domaine de l'Abbaye, in which you and your teammates have 60 minutes to escape one of the 3 rooms. To succeed, you’ll be required to look for patterns, solve puzzles and crack codes, communicate with your team before time runs out. If you manage to break free, you’ll be able to relax in the gardens of the abbey whilst sipping a refreshing local lemonade from Beauce or a craft beer to cool off!

Focus sur une table du salon de thé du collège royal et militaire de Thiron-Gardais sur laquelle se trouve deux bouteilles de limonade La Beauceronne et des madeleines
Coralie Daudin

Explore local heritage

Just a stone’s throw away from the abbey lies the Royal & Military College, which is open to visitors. Since 2013, this unique place has become the residence of Stéphane Bern, a famous French journalist and TV host dedicated to restoring buildings to their former glory! Explore the museum, take a stroll in the stunning gardens and sample a delicious La Beauceronne lemonade in this haven of peace.

Treat your taste buds

Walking around gardens can be tiring work and you’re bound to need a refresher after a few hours on your feet. Luckily, you won’t have to wander far for a restorative repast. Head to the family-run Auberge de l'Abbaye for a creative, mouth-watering diner and a cosy overnight stay. The restaurant serves typical local produce to introduce guests to the unique tastes of Eure et Loir and French cuisine.

Hidden gems of Thiron

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Essentials for your visit

A bright day flooded with natural light to enjoy the colourful gardens
Sunglasses to protect your eyes from the tropical sun of Eure et Loir
Your own mean of transport to get there as the nearest train station is a little far off
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