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Address: 4 Rive Gauche, 11220, Lagrasse, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 68 43 15 99
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10:00 - 11:30
14:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 11:30
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Overall an interesting place . They are still restoring it and somehow they managed to over restored some rooms and it looks a bit Disney like ...

Reviewed 18 November 2016
paolok66
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Arezzo, Italy
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Fayence, France
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167 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed with the Abbaye de Largesse. On the plus side we visited in the afternoon when there were few tourists and it was cool. On the down side, we visited during the week when only part of the abbey was open. The gardens and the cloisters. the really interesting part of the abbey, were only open on the... More 

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Thank Whitebeard83
Arezzo, Italy
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514 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Overall an interesting place . They are still restoring it and somehow they managed to over restored some rooms and it looks a bit Disney like ...

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Thank paolok66
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86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We enjoyed this beautiful abbey that runs along the Orbieu River in the medieval town of Lagrasse. If you are concerned about entry fees skip the public paid part and just see the part that is run by the monks...much nicer. Access for tickets to this part is in the gift shop as you enter the big gates. You get... More 

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Thank Elizabeth C
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A peaceful setting alongside the river, this abbey is worth a visit after wandering through the old village of Lagrasse and crossing the old stone bridge.

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Thank Maharg2013
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The building and associated history were particularly interesting but access to some parts of the building were restricted due to restoration works. The entrance fee was reduced accordingly but would like to visit again when fully accessible. The town of Lagrasse was interesting with some great views.

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Thank Lynda G
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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694 reviews
331 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a totally charming building in a delightful town. The architechture and heritage are fascinating there is a lovly bookshop and tea rooms at the entrance

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This Abbey is divided into 2 parts a council owned bit with a lovely cafe in the entrance and grounds worth a coffe stop. However the 4 euros to look inside I felt was hardly worth it, but the actual working Abbey adjoining which only allows visitsfor 1 hour in the afternoon also at 4 euros was fabulous the monks... More 

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Maaseik (Belgium)
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173 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We visited the abby (public part) and were very disappointed (except the roof of the dormitory). Not much to see, half closed .... there are plenty of abyss in the surroundings that are substantially better, more beautiful, better preserved .... Apparently there is also a second part (run by the monks), but we did not know and we could not... More 

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Thank Jos K
Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Their are two parts to the Abbaye and they are both worth a visit. It is not hard to see why travellers made the pilgrimage here in medieval times, as today. We returned in the evening to listen to the monks take Vespers, it was truly magical.

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Aubange, Belgium
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109 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This abby has an interesting visitors center, located in the beautiful ancient village Lagrasse. Their expo shows the history of the abby trough the ages and gives an interesting view on the live in a monastery in France.

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