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Abbey of Abondance

Historic site and monument, Religious building, Abbey, Priory, Abbey church, Cloister in Abondance
From :  5,5 Full-fare
  • Founded in the 12th century by canons and occupied by Cistercian monks from the 17th century, the Abbey of Abondance was abolished in 1761. It reveals the power of a gothic mountain architecture and conceals fabulous artistic treasures.

  • Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey has left its mark on the Abondance valley. The monastic buildings, where the monks lived, still bear witness to the power of the Abbey in the Middle Ages.
    Transported back to medieval Savoy thanks to the 15th century wall paintings which adorn the cloister, you will be seduced by the peacefulness of the place.
    The exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance valley" invites you to explore, in part of the old convent buildings,...
    Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey has left its mark on the Abondance valley. The monastic buildings, where the monks lived, still bear witness to the power of the Abbey in the Middle Ages.
    Transported back to medieval Savoy thanks to the 15th century wall paintings which adorn the cloister, you will be seduced by the peacefulness of the place.
    The exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance valley" invites you to explore, in part of the old convent buildings, the collection of sacred art made up of exceptional objects.
    As you enter the abbey church, with its Gothic mountain architecture, you will be amazed by the trompe-l'oeil decorations from the 19th century and the rich furniture.
    Independent access to the church, according to the opening hours defined by the parish.
  • Environment
    • Near a main road
    • In the town centre
    • Near shuttle stop
    • In town
    • Close to a public transportation
    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mentally impaired
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    • Mentally impaired
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Shows
  • Equipment
    • Toilets
    • Public toilets
    • Exhibition hall
    • Car park
    • Parking nearby
    • bus parking
    • Free parking
  • Services
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Educational visits
    • Boutique
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Guided tours
    • Self-guided visits
    • No pets allowed
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Transfers
  • From December 19, 2022 to December 31, 2022
  • From January 1, 2023 to December 25, 2023
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    5.50 €
  • Reduce rate
    4.50 €

    • - Family, student, person with a disability

  • Duo" offer Entry to the Maison du Fromage + Abbey of Abondance: 9 € per person from 6 years old.
    Advantages granted on presentation of specific cards (contact us).
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    5.50 €
  • Reduce rate
    4.50 €

    • - Family, student, person with a disability

  • Duo" offer Entry to the Maison du Fromage + Abbey of Abondance: 9 € per person from 6 years old.
    Advantages granted on presentation of specific cards (contact us).
Openings
Openings
  • From January 1, 2023 until April 30, 2023
    Opened Everyday
  • From May 1, 2023 until September 30, 2023
    Opened Everyday
  • From October 1, 2023 until November 3, 2023
    Closed On Saturday , On Sunday
  • From November 4, 2023 until December 25, 2023
    Closed On Monday , On Tuesday , On Wednesday , On Thursday , On Friday , On Saturday , On Sunday
  • From December 26, 2023 until April 30, 2024
    Opened Everyday
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