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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

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