Notre-Dame de Sénanque Abbey
Tourist service in Gordes :A monastery since 1148, Notre-Dame de Sénanque Abbey is home to a community of Cistercian Monks. The visit enables guests to admire the beautiful architecture and valley in which the Abbey lies.
The Histopad is available in 10 languages: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, and Portuguese.
The community of monks offer a few guided tours each week (in French, 1 hour long, limited places) to show visitors round the 12th-century buildings, including the cloister, church, chapterhouse, dormitories, and calefactory (warming room).
Tours are of a religious nature, in line with the Monastery’s vocation as a place of prayer (appropriate dress, silence).
Visitors are welcome for pre-booked guided tours at fixed times, or unguided visits.
Free for children under 6.
- Air conditioning
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Guided tours
- Online shop
Dates and times
From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
Closed on Sunday morning.
Variable timetables. Visit www.senanque.fr.
Adult: 8 € (guided tour or €8.50 self-guided tour with Histopad)
Child (6-17 years): 4 € (free for the 3rd child)
Student: 6 € (From 18 to 25 years old, on presentation of the student card.).
Free entry for children < 6 years.
Free admission for tour guides, priests and religious.
Places on the tour are limited, so please book online https://www.senanque.fr/.
Methods of payment
- Bank/credit card