Explore several artistic movements at Abbaye de Flaran. The abbey was founded in 1151 and features an impressive collection of work by masters from the 16th to the 20th centuries, including Cézanne, Matisse, Renoir, Monet, Picasso, Tiepolo, Braque, Courbet, Rubens, and Rodin. Considered one of the best-preserved religious sites in Southwest France, this abbey is a jewel of Cistercian architecture. Numerous cultural events are held here, such as concerts, exhibits, and symposiums. Plan to visit Abbaye de Flaran and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Valence-sur-Baise attractions using our Valence-sur-Baise attractions planning site .
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Abbaye de Flaran Reviews
Dès l'accueil à la billetterie la convivialité est de mise. Un plan de la visite est offert et permet donc de ne pas nous perdre. C'est magnifique ! On va côtoyer Dali, Rodin, Claudel, on va aussi se ... more »From the reception at the box office is usability. A plan of the visit is offered and so lets not lose us. It's wonderful! We'll rub shoulders with Dali, Rodin, Claudel, we'll also meet in the Abbey with carpets of the 3 monotheistic religions, paintings by the greatest painters come join in a beautiful place. Thanks to the Department of the opportunity of this great initiative... A walk to do as soon as you can and for €5 (entry) you have a trip from 1:30 2: happiness!
Les amis Catalans à qui j'ai fait découvrir cette excellente table Gasconne sont repartis enchantés tant par la qualité des plats proposés que par l'extrême gentillesse de l'ensemble du personnel. more »Catalan friends who I did discover this excellent table Gascon came away delighted by both the quality of the dishes offered by the extreme kindness of all the staff.
Magnifique abbaye dont l'église cistercienne aurait mérité que l'on n'y installe pas une exposition de tapis de prière islamique, ne serait -ce que par respect pour les générations de religieux qui s'... more »Beautiful Abbey Cistercian Church deserved that one does not install an exhibition of Islamic prayer rug, not if only out of respect for the generations of religious who was succeeded there by building these splendid places that make live those who defile them this way. Museums are not lacking for objects of a religion that advocates the murder of every believer other than Mohammedan, right? Stupid!
Nice abby, worth a visit if you're in the neighborhood. Hardly any information in another language then French.
This Abbey is disappointing. The place would have been interesting if there was no Museum. Indeed, the Interior of the Abbey is used for exhibitions that have nothing to do with the Cistercian order (the Church is used to mount the Muslim carpet). The remaining pieces were not valued and are empty or are used for storage. A disappointment.
Great tour. The place is beautiful, the expos are very interesting. Landscaping has been well thought for people with reduced mobility or strollers. The visit is fun.
Extraordinary setting for this Abbey which is worth sisters var as Le Thoronet. Go on a (rare) concert!
A well restored monastery with a number of clear and beautiful exhibitions. Also worth a visit.
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