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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  • The Abbaye is an imposing sight from the road, so we decided to visit on our way to Arles. It was well worth it. For €6 we spent a wonderful two hours exploring this wonderful site. Having visited the...  more »
  • The Abbey of nobleman is outside the city of Arles, easily accessible by bus to 15'. The site is great and offers views of the surrounding countryside. Take the prospectus at the entrance to visit and follow the numbers in order
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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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