ABBAYE DE LAGRASSE

LAGRASSE

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Description

An imposing and majestic monument in a natural green setting, the abbey was founded during the reign of Charlemagne in 779. It was the largest abbey in the department and continues to count as one of the area’s most beautiful architectural treasures. Facing the medieval city, listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages, this Benedictine monument commands respect and is an amazing catalogue of architecture from the 8th to the 18th century. Several owners have succeeded each other since the French Revolution. The Aude department acquired the oldest part, called “public”, in 2004. Most of the buildings are medieval: the courtyard of the abbatial dwelling, the pantry, the bakery, the chapels and their vestibules, the sacristy, the north transept, the pre-Romanesque tower, the lapidary store room, the state room and the dormitory, partly restored in 2009. The other “private” part belongs to a religious order.

Spoken languages : English, Spanish

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Opening

From April 1, 2024 to October 31, 2024

Monday
10:00 à 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 à 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 à 19:00
Thursday
10:00 à 19:00
Friday
10:00 à 19:00
Saturday
10:00 à 19:00
Sunday
10:00 à 19:00

From November 1, 2024 to December 22, 2024

Monday
13:30 à 17:30
Tuesday
closed
Wednesday
13:30 à 17:30
Thursday
13:30 à 17:30
Friday
13:30 à 17:30
Saturday
10:00 à 18:00
Sunday
10:00 à 18:00

Prices

  • Adult full rate : 7,50€
  • Rate for children : 4,00€
  • Students rates : 5,00€
  • Group rate/adult : 5,50€
  • Family rate : from 20,00€
  • Adult full rate : 11,00€
  • Rate for children : 6,00€
  • Students rates : 6,00€
  • Group rate/adult : 8,50€
  • Family rate : from 26,00€

Payment

  • Credit card
  • Cheques and postal orders (F)
  • Cash
  • Eurocard – Mastercard
  • Visa

Equipement & services

  • Bar
  • Film projection room
  • Equipped meeting room
  • Activities with a specific theme
  • Workshop for adults
  • Workshop for children
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Shop

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Location

4 rive gauche
11220 LAGRASSE
Lat. 43° 5′ 25.85″ – Lon. 2° 37′ 1.16″

Route & access

Nearby