Clairvaux abbey


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This Cistercian abbey, founded in the 12th century by St Bernard, is a masterpiece of French monastic architecture. The famous abbey was converted into a prison by Napoleon. Discovery of various buildings recounting the history of the place: the splendid building of lay with its cellar and its dorm (12th century), the Grange of the 16th century, the Hostellerie des Dames and the Grand Cloître a cloister classic in the 18th century. 



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Starts of visit:

July and August :

Monday and Tuesday: 11:00 am, 02:30 pm and 04:30 pm

From Wednesday to Sunday: 10:30 am, 11:45 am, 01:30 pm, 02:15 pm, 03:00 pm, 03:45 pm, 04:30 pm and 05:15 pm.

September and October : 

Monday and Tuesday: 11:00 am, 02:00 pm and 04:00 pm

From Wednesday to Sunday: 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 02:00 pm, 03:15 pm and 04:30 pm