Abbey of Montmajour, Arles

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Take in the enormity of Abbey of Montmajour, a pre-Roman edifice from the tenth century, an abbey church, and a 12th-century Roman cloister built by Benedictine monks. In the 18th century, the monks added the monumental St.-Maur monastery to the west. Climb to the top of the tower of this elaborate structure for a view of the marshland and Arles. Monks and tourists often stroll through the vast field of lavender at the base of the abbey. Make Abbey of Montmajour part of your personalized Arles itinerary using our Arles online tour builder .
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  • Similarly, as the landscape is dominated by Castle ruins in the country. A wonderful view from the platform of the tower is, you will see here and rock tombs. -one of the UNESCO World Heritage list in Provence.
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  • A very beautiful site visit worth it. Great site very well preserved. The view from the tower is superb
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  • The site of nobleman and the Abbey who occupies it are majestic. Right out of Arles, you can see the stone ship, which stands in the middle of the plain. When you find the place, built over several centuries, can only be admiring in front of this masterpiece. The guided tour we followed was very complete and very informative.
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  • Very interesting monument. You need 1hr to visit. Do not arrive there after 5.30 in the afternoon as some parts are closing at 6pm.
  • Beautiful 11th century Abby. Absolutely worth a visit.
  • atmospheric, uncompromising rock and stone fortress-abbey, featuring crypts, cloisters and soaring towers that little folks are delighted to explore
  • Absolutely interesting place
  • Grand building. On top of the amazing views of the rural Provence.

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