• Abbaye de Fontdouce

  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce
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Founded in 1111, the abbey is located in a green and peaceful valley. Exceptional in the area, it combines the austere Romanesque in the chapels and the luminous Gothic in the chapter house and the parlour. Fontdouce has been restored for more than 40 years and organizes each year exhibitions, concerts, training courses (songs, calligraphy…) and a lot of various animations. With its exhibitions and workshops on the Middle Ages, activities are organised throughout the season. For children, several treasure hunts are available: Game of stones : Colourful and mischievous, funny spirits, the Naïos, have ventured into the gardens of Fontdouce. It's up to you to find them, take pictures of them and, depending on your result, follow your ranking on Facebook! In search of the Abbey's treasures! (2 different levels: one for 3-4 year olds and one for 5-9 year olds): This fun trail allows children to linger on the details of each of the Abbey's rooms while following the tour circuit. With the help of a necklace containing 15 laminated photos of the Abbey and its exteriors, the children will have to open their eyes wide to find where the 15 photos were taken. Little Murders at Fontdouce! (between 9 and 13 years old): In 1305, when the King of France was to meet the future Pope in the greatest secrecy at Fontdouce, a novice was found dead in the gardens... Who could have had it in for this young man who was soon to become a monk? What was the motive for the crime? It's up to you to discover the culprit among the six suspects thanks to the various riddles and clues found in the rooms of the Abbey. And don't forget "On the trail of the Templars", an outdoor escape game for the more experienced! On reservation, from 3 persons.

On-site activities

Children's entertainment
Temporary exhibition

Facilities & services

Picnic area
Exhibition space
Meeting room
Car park
Free car park
Tourist brochures
Available for private hire
Coach access
Room hire
Themed tour
Guided tours
Educational visits
Pets welcome

Type of customer

Home school groups
Specially for children


In the country Close to GR footpath View over the vineyards

Opening time

From 08/04 to 05/11/2023, daily.

Prices & payment methods

- Childfrom 5 €
- Group adultsfrom 5,50 €
- Studentfrom 5,50 €
- Full pricefrom 7 €
Bank/credit card
Travellers Cheque
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