Abbaye de Fontenay

Religious building at Marmagne
  • The Abbey of Fontenay was founded by Saint Bernard in 1118. It is one of the oldest Cistercian abbeys in Europe. The Romanesque architecture offers a remarkable unity to all buildings remained intact since the Middle Ages. The Abbey was transformed into a paper mill after the French Revolution by the family Montgolfier and was bought back in 1906 by Edouard Aynard, the ancestor of the present owners who continue on safeguarding this masterpiece of Romanesque art. The old Abbey of Fontenay (12th century) was one of the first monuments to be inscribed on the Unesco world heritage list. This classification has distinguished the exceptional value of Fontenay and its environment.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Quality standards
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
  • Services
    • Boutique
    • Animals accepted
Rates
Payments methods
  • Holiday cheques
  • Transfers
  • Visa
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • American Express
  • Traveller's cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2017
  • Rates 2018
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    10 €
  • Child rate
    Free
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    12,5 €
Openings
  • From April 1, 2017
    until November 12, 2017
  • From November 14, 2017
    until December 31, 2017
  • Monday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Thursday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Friday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Saturday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Sunday
    10:00
    18:00
  • Monday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Friday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00