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Abbaye de Lagrasse

4 Rive Gauche, 11220, Lagrasse, France
+33 4 68 43 15 99
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Nice visit

Walked from the free car park over a twelfth century bridge. It's picture perfect, it has a small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary C
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Clonmany, Ireland
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Worth a visit

A lovely little medieval village (though wouldn't call it pretty). The abbaye is worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue B
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
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4 Rive Gauche, 11220, Lagrasse, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked from the free car park over a twelfth century bridge. It's picture perfect, it has a small cloister with roman tops on the columns. There is an upper floor with a chapel dating from the 13th century. The monks part was private and I...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little medieval village (though wouldn't call it pretty). The abbaye is worth the visit. Interesting history and well preserved buildings

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Recommended by locals to visit after Carcassonne, as the other place worthy of visiting in the area...raw in reconstruction amplifies the austerity of living conditions by the Benedictine monks...microcosm of French history...Abbey overlooks the medieval village whose strolling through is a treat...small boutique stores closed...More

Thank Calif_wino
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tricky one. As others have mentioned the Abbey was very unfortunately split into two during the French Revolution and today the older (medieval) part is owned and run by the local authorities hence "public" while the other part was ultimately donated to...More

Thank M_Steph_L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Unfortunately we couldn't visit the private part of the Abbey as it was only opening mid-afternoon on the day we visited. We went instead into the public part which is at present being restored. Whilst I am sure it will be lovely once completed, just...More

Thank graemeandcarolyn
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A glimpse of a very old Abbey with new and ongoing restoration work. They have recently uncovered traces of the Carolingian era church. Atmospheric, the site is tucked in a valley with a view onto the Corbieres. Part of the Abbey is now a religious...More

Thank roquefort3
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I had been here before on a special private tour! I took my friend for her visit. There are now translations in English that make the visit more meaningful for non-French speakers. Also, I would recommend walking through the cemetery across the road .

Thank Larryandtoniya
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The abbey looks great from outside, but the inside contains mainly empty rooms. The video on its history was in French with Spanish subtitles-no good if you only speak English. The various rooms do have info in English. 20 minutes is enough to see everything....More

Thank mini_d51
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were disappointed with the Abbaye de Largesse. On the plus side we visited in the afternoon when there were few tourists and it was cool. On the down side, we visited during the week when only part of the abbey was open. The gardens...More

Thank Whitebeard83
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Overall an interesting place . They are still restoring it and somehow they managed to over restored some rooms and it looks a bit Disney like ...

Thank paolok66
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