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Chartreuse du Val-de-Bénédiction

OpenFrom 01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
Services
    Restaurant, Tour free of charge, Guided tours
    Open all year, see details below A cultural and tourist break, between live show and heritage.
    From October to March from 10am to 5pm. From April to September from 9:30am to 6:30pm. Last access 30 minutes before closing. Closed on Jan 1st, May 1st, Nov. 1st and 11th, Dec. 25th and the two first weeks of January.

    The Val de Benediction Carthusian Monastery was founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent VI who entrusted the decoration of his private chapel to Matteo Giovanetti, the artist who painted the frescoes in the Popes' Palace. The 3 cloisters, the 40 monk cells and the splendid gardens made the Val de Benediction the biggest Carthusian Monastery in France. Today, you can visit the chapel, the church with Pope Innocent VI's tomb, the cloisters and the Carthusian monk cells.

    On booking : guided tours in french, english and spanish ; special guided tour for children and teenagers, guided tour for blind people.


    Contact58 rue de la République,30400 Villeneuve-lez-Avignon