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Abbey of Abondance

Historic site and monument, Religious building, Abbey, Priory, Abbey church, Cloister in Abondance

  • This abbey dominates the village since the 12th century. Come discover an architectural, artistic and religious heritage of great renown.

  • Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey left its mark on the valley of Abondance. A place where the monks lived, the monastic buildings still bear witness today to the power of the Abbey in the Middle Ages.
    Transported to medieval Savoy thanks to the 15th century mural paintings that adorn the cloister, you will be seduced by the tranquillity of the place.
    The exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance Valley" invites you to explore, in part of the former monastery,...
    Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey left its mark on the valley of Abondance. A place where the monks lived, the monastic buildings still bear witness today to the power of the Abbey in the Middle Ages.
    Transported to medieval Savoy thanks to the 15th century mural paintings that adorn the cloister, you will be seduced by the tranquillity of the place.
    The exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance Valley" invites you to explore, in part of the former monastery, the collection of sacred art composed of exceptional objects.
    As you enter the abbey church, with its Gothic mountain architecture, you will be amazed by the trompe-l'oeil decorations of the 19th century and the rich furnishings.
    Independent access to the church, according to opening hours defined by the parish.

    Limit to 50 people, mask required, health pass not required.
  • Environment

    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Accessibility

    • Mentally impaired
  • Activities

    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Shows
  • Equipment

    • Parking nearby
    • Toilets
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
    • bus parking
  • Services

    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits
    • Boutique
    • Guided tours
Rates

Payment methods

  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Transfers
Openings

Openings

  • From January 1, 2022 until October 31, 2022
    Opened Everyday
  • From December 20, 2022 until April 30, 2023
    Opened Everyday