Notre-Dame d'Orsan Priory Gardens

The gardens are organised around the cloister, Cloître des Charmilles, symbolic centre of the monastery, where four paths, representing the four rivers of paradise, converge at a fountain. This space serves the numerous adjacent gardens, which are separated by trellises, clipped hedges and trained trees. You will notice the presence of three classic elements in every monastery garden: vines, wheat and olive trees, symbolising wine, bread and holy oil.

Useful information


Lieu-dit Orsan, 18170 Maisonnais


+33 2 48 56 27 50


10 € (children 5 €)

Opening hours

Easter weekend-end Sep: 10am-7pm