Sénanque Abbey near Gordes in Provence

Sénanque Abbey


Visit the Cistercian Abbaye, Sénanque Abbey, situated near the famous village of Gordes in Vaucluse, Provence, today managed by monks.

Sénanque Abbey was founded in 1148 and features Romanesque architecture.

Tourists can visit the Abbey church, walk under its cloister and explore the chapter house, once used to hold large meetings. A new addition of a dining hall was added in the 17th century.

The Abbey is based on a tau cross shape with a semicircular recess dome.

Take a walk in the lavender fields tended by the resident monks of Sénanque Abbey.

For more information... https://www.senanque.fr/en/


Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, 84220, Gordes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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