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Ganagobie Abbey, Forcalquier
(4.5/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
One of the oldest Benedictine monastery is the Ganagobie Abbey that is situated near the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, region of France. It dates back to the 9th and 10th century and a large part of the building has also been demolished after the French Revolution. A great tourist attraction, this place is chosen by the monks to live and pray, and to be closer to the supreme God. A visit to Ganagobie Abbey will comfort your soul while you listen to the prayers of the monks. Put Ganagobie Abbey and other Forcalquier attractions into our Forcalquier itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • From the car park to the Priory, there is a bit of a walk. Good shoes are required. The Abbey has a magnificent pediment, but we could not see inside because of the mass. The shop seems to have restricted opening hours (it was not even open on a Sunday morning during mass, while there was a lot of people). Magnificent view over the plain of the Durance from the parking lot.
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  • A beautiful Abbey, lost on a "huge" platter, surrounded by a particular cemetery. We can provide a full day of ballad if you want to discover this site, especially to see a former quarry of wheel to oil.
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  • Very well kept place. We feel the spirituality and meditation. We understand why the monks chose this site to live and pray there. And the panorama is magnificent.
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  • I have ordered several times different products online and I n "have never been disappointed by delivery or the quality of the products. Soaps are ideal for those with skin allergies, the balsams are very effective and relaxing, the fragrances are very nice especially pink and Christmas. Thanks to the community of Ganagobie for their products of excellence.
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  • A quiet place. Beyond the Priory, it is for the Board of Ganagobie to come. Once the car is parked, it may do the trick in the sense of a clockwise, passing Cliff (South, West and North), through the forest, crossing the old perched village (North), and ending with the Priory (is) the cross at the end of the gone and, returning to the car park at his shop. Great views, over the Valley of the Durance, low-alpine landscapes, beautiful trees...
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  • Beautiful Priory must-see with a splendid view over the Durance
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  • Beautiful place, the view is breathtaking. Visit.
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  • A beautiful Priory to visit if you go by the... Please park in the parking reserved for visitors. On foot, you can go through the village (this is not the same road). Paths to go there are well-signposted. A store waiting to buy the specialities of the monastery.
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