Loc-Dieu Abbey

Interesting
Originally built by thirteen 12C Cistercian monks, the abbey was transformed by restoration in the 19C. Its monastic buildings became part-medieval castle, part-Renaissance château. The church blends purity, simplicity and harmony of proportions. Don't miss the painted and carved wooden triptych (15C). The cloister is today the backdrop for a pleasure garden and retains three sides, restored in the 19C. The chapter house, a 15C reconstruction, has two finely moulded central columns.

Useful information

Address:

Loc Dieu, 12200 Martiel

Phone:

+33 5 65 29 51 18

Price:

5.50 € (-13 years old 4.50 €)

Opening hours

1 Jul-10 Sep: 10am-noon, 2pm-6.30pm, Sun 2pm-6.30pm - closed Tue

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