Abbey of Thoronet Abbey of Thoronet

Abbey of Thoronet



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What to expect

Nestled at the bottom of a peaceful Provencal valley with crystal clear springs, the Abbey of Thoronet is a perfect example of Cistercian architecture. It will offer history lovers a spiritual parenthesis between its 12th century stone walls. Buy your tickets at and walk in the footsteps of medieval. Discover their austere life combining prayers and handicrafts, from the cellar where they made olive oil and wine to the parlor where they exchanged a few words. Then let yourself be guided by the cappella voices and notes of sacred music. Every summer they rise up to the church's vaulted arches during the international meetings of medieval music.

Opening hours

Opening hours
From 2 January to 31st March

Monday to Saturday from 10h to 13h and 14h to 17h
Sunday 10h to 12h and 14h to 17h
From 1st April to 30 September

Monday to Saturday from 10h to 18h
Sunday from 10h to 12h and 14h to 18h30
From 1st October to 31st December

Monday to Saturday from 10h to 13h and 14h to 17h
Sunday 10h to 12h and 14h to 17h
**Attention**: Last access 30 min before closing. **Closed**: January 1, May 1, November 1, November 11 and December 25.

###Practical Information

Cancellation conditions: tickets non-cancellable, non-refundable.

Free admissions

  • Under 18 years of age (family and non-school groups)
  • 18-25 years old (nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents in France)
  • People with disabilities and their caregivers
  • Jobseekers, upon presentation of an attestation less than 6 months old
  • Culture Card - ICOM Card
  • Education Pass
  • For everyone: the 1st Sunday of each month, from November 1st to March 31st.

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