Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Gordes
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Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque is a Cistercian abbey that was consecrated in 1178. The monks now living here grow lavender and tend honeybees for their livelihood. You can visit the blossoming lavender fields in front of the abbey. Tourists can stay at the abbey for a spiritual retreat, but visitors must respect the decorum of the place by maintaining silence. To visit Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque and get the most from your holiday in Gordes, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gordes travel route planning site .
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Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque Reviews
L'avevamo già visitata qualche anno fa, durante la stagione della lavanda in fiore, in cui il colpo d'occhio fin dalla strada è mozzafiato, ma trovandoci in zona non abbiamo resistito ad una nuova vis... more »We had already visited it a few years ago, during the season of lavender in bloom, in which the glance from the street is breathtaking, but being in the area we did not resist a new visit. In addition to the blooming lavender, it is famous for being one of the most famous Cistercian abbeys in France. Its construction dates back to the 12th century and is still inhabited by a group of monks. The visit is very interesting and it is advisable to show up in a dress that is
Siamo andati a visitare l'abbazia da fuori una domenica di luglio con 35 gradi. La si vede dall'alto quando si arriva da Gordes ed è maestosa peccato che la lavanda non era nel suo splendore color lil... more »We went to visit the abbey from outside on a Sunday in July with 35 degrees. You can see it from above when you arrive from Gordes and it is a majestic pity that the lavender was not in its lilac splendor.
Great interactive host pad spend the extra 1.50 to get it very informative shows history and present situations throughout the Abby. Highly recommended. €9.5 in total entrance and histopad. We loved it.
Didn't have to chance to go inside the Abbey. But you can see the lavender fields around. It is peaceful and calm.
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