Rendez-vous at the Abbey of Montmajour

  • © Centre des monuments nationaux. Ph. Berthé

  • © Centre des monuments nationaux. Ph. Berthé

  • © Centre des monuments nationaux. Ph. Berthé

Rendez-vous at the Abbey of Montmajour Abbaye de Montmajour 13200 Arles fr

The “Abbey of Montmajour” reveals 8 centuries of monastic life

This exceptional architectural ensemble was built in the Middle Ages on the island of Mont Majour. The Abbey incorporates a pre-Roman edifice from the 10th century, an abbey churchand a 12th century Roman cloister built by Benedictine monks.

Montmajour was extended in the 18th century with the second, monumental Saint-Maur monastery to the west.

Tour

  • Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet : French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
    Reservations: 1 day
    Duration: 1 hr
  • Guided tour : French
    Reservations: 1 month
    Duration: 1 hr 15 min
  • Photograph exhibition : International meeting about Arles’ photograph in July, August and September
    During this event, admissions fees may be subject to a supplementary charge.
  • Prestigious visit outside standard opening hours
    Reservation required

Access

  • Between Lyon /Marseille and Lyon/Montpellier by Highway
  • At 2 km from Arles, at 37 km from Avignon

Contact

Abbaye de Montmajour
Route de Fontvieille
13200 Arles

Unaccompanied tour and guided tour reservations:
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 54 64 17
Email: abbaye-de-montmajour@monuments-nationaux.fr

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