Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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Take in the enormity of Abbaye de Montmajour, a pre-Roman edifice from the tenth century, an abbey church, and a 12th-century Roman cloister built by Benedictine monks. In the 18th century, the monks added the monumental St.-Maur monastery to the west. Climb to the top of the tower of this elaborate structure for a view of the marshland and Arles. Monks and tourists often stroll through the vast field of lavender at the base of the abbey. Make Abbaye de Montmajour part of your personalized Arles itinerary using our Arles online tour builder.
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  • Plenty to see in this part ruin part restored Monastery. Worth a detour or if in Arles I would make it an essential stop over 
    Plenty to see in this part ruin part restored Monastery. Worth a detour or if in Arles I would make it an essential stop over  more »
  • Wonderfully situated and providing stunning views, this anient abbey complex is very interesting and was not at all crowdwd when we visited. We found sufficient information in English and were very.....  more
    Wonderfully situated and providing stunning views, this anient abbey complex is very interesting and was not at all crowdwd when we visited. We found sufficient information in English and were very.....  more »
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  • So interesting and good value for money, a big site
  • Loved it. More than you would expect and beautiful renovations

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