La Chartreuse - Centre national des écritures du spectacle

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The Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction was founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent VI who entrusted the decoration of his personal chapel to Matteo Giovanetti, the painter of the frescoes at the Palace of the Popes.
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The three cloisters, lined with forty cells and surrounded by gardens, made this the grandest chartreuse in France. You can still visit the old chapel and the church with the tomb of Pope Innocent VI, the cloisters and the cells of the Carthusian monks
Individual and group tours are available, guided tours and tours for the visually disabled are available by reservation.

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Dates and times

From 21/05 to 31/12/2021, daily.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
From October to March from 10:00 to 17:00.
From April to September from 9:30 to 18:30.
Closed the first two weeks of January.


Full price: 8 €
Reduced price: 6.50 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years.

Languages spoken

  • French


La Chartreuse - Centre national des écritures du spectacle
58 rue de la République
30400 Villeneuve-lez-Avignon
Tel : View number +33(0)4 90 15 24 24
E-Mail :
Website :


Longitude : 4.796298
Latitude : 43.965999

Did you know?

This site is included in the Vaucluse Provence Pass.