Your tour

Fontfroide Abbey, 9 centuries of art and history

This is the history of the abbey from its foundation to the present day. The story is told from both a religious and artistic perspective, by a person who knew it well at the time of its restoration in the early 20th century.

Your itinerary
1. The main courtyard

2. The lay-brothers refectory

3. The labour yard/Louis 14th courtyard

4. The lay-brothers' alley

5. The cloister part 1

6. The cloister part 2

7. The church

8. St Bernard's chapel

9. The chapter house

10. The lay-brothers' dormitory

11. The storehouse

12. The strangers' chapel

13. The Rose garden

14. The terraced gardens

Tour map