The Abbey of Notre Dame de Sénanque is an active Cistercian monastery. Located in Gordes, discover this extraordinary monument, its Lavender fields and its shop.
The Abbey of Notre-Dame de Sénanque is a Cistercian monastery since 1148. The monks of Sénanque offer you the possibility to visit the medieval abbey: the abbey church, the cloister, the chapter house, the chauffoir and the old dormitory. Go back in time by visiting with the Histopad! A digital tablet that will plunge you into the life of the first monks of Sénanque and will make you relive the abbey in the 12th century.
Then discover the life of the monks who make up the Sénanque community today.
Guided tours (1 hour in French) or unguided with HistoPad (10 languages). A visit booklet for children is available on www.senanque.fr
The shop and bookshop are open from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and on Sunday from 1.45 pm to 5 pm (timetables vary according to the season, see www.senanque.fr).
Proper dress required
Not accessible to people with reduced mobility
Animals are not allowed indoors, with the exception of guide dogs
It is forbidden to enter the lavender fields
Due to renovation work, the abbey church cannot be visited.
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque
Route de Sénanque
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