Notre-Dame de Sénanque Abbey

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  • Abbaye de Sénanque
  • Abbaye de Sénanque
  • A. Hocquel / Coll. ADT
  • A. Hocquel / Collect ADT
  • A. Hocquel / Collect ADT
  • A. Hocquel / Collect ADT
  • Abbaye de Sénanque
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Nestled in the hollow of its valley, the Abbey of Notre Dame de Sénanque remains one of the purest witnesses of the primitive Cistercian architecture.
Guided tours (1 hour in French) or unguided with HistoPad (10 languages).
The Abbey of Notre-Dame de Sénanque is a Cistercian monastery since 1148. The monks of Sénanque offer you the possibility to visit the medieval abbey: the abbey church, the cloister, the chapter house, the chauffoir and the old dormitory. Go back in time by visiting with the Histopad! A digital tablet that will plunge you into the life of the first monks of Sénanque and will make you relive the abbey in the 12th century.
Then discover the life of the monks who make up the Sénanque community today.

The shop and bookshop are open from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and on Sunday from 1.45 pm to 5 pm.

Due to renovation work, the abbey church cannot be visited.
Opening period (s)From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
Closed on Sunday morning.
Variable timetables. Visit
Days when the abbey is closed for 2024 (shop and visit to the monastery): 8, 9, 22, 23 and 24 January; 8 and 22 February; 29 March; 9 May in the morning, 15 and 16 May; 15 August in the morning; 1 November in the morning and
25th December.
  • Vineyard :
    • Vineyard
General information
  • Parking :
    • Coach parking
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
  • Visits :
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) : 60
    • you can visit it
  • Style :
    • Roman
  • Period :
    • 12th C
  • Park :
    • Park
  • Theme :
    • Subject
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Individual tour services :
    • Guided individual tours available permanently
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
    • Guided group tours obligatory
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
  • Shop :
    • Shop
  • Marketing method :
    • Online shop
  • Interior facilities :
    • Air conditioning
    • Toilets
  • Accessible to disabled visitors :
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair


Face masks must be worn during the tours.
Notre-Dame de Sénanque Abbey
Route de Sénanque
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Adult: 8 € (guided tour or €8.50 self-guided tour with Histopad)
Child (6-17 years): 4 € (free for the 3rd child)
Student: 6 € (From 18 to 25 years old, on presentation of the student card.).

Free entry for children < 6 years.

Free admission for tour guides, priests and religious.

Places on the tour are limited, so please book online
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque
Route de Sénanque
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.92873
Longitude : 5.186598