We spent a lovely couple of hours walking around and soaking up the peace and serenity of this wonderful place. Even in August with people around you could enjoy a walk and find quiet corners. 8 euros to get in, free for students from EU....More
About Abbey of Thoronet
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Really enjoyed a trip here as part of visiting the area and it's vineyards. You don't need too long, it's not that big but lovely just to wander around the buildings that remain.
interesting and beautiful monument with good bookstore and information. Worth the trip. Often concerts in the abbey.
We visited on Sunday during their morning hours. There is a small free guide that describes the buildings in multiple languages. A fascinating film in the cellar is only in French, so not accessible given my limited French, but the visuals were fascinating. If you...More
This Cistercian abbey has simplicity that is powerful yet soothing. The cloisters are stunning. And in June it was relatively uncrowded on a week day.
We visited the Abbey when they had an evening with a bag pipe is't playing Majestic and the acoustics of the Abbey - sublime The cloisters and the Abbey is a must to visit. ENJOY
Deep in the forests of Var is this historic gem, awell preserved cistercien Abbey built in the 12th century. The site is beautifully restored, and a visit gives a great opportunity to learn about how monks lived a thousand years ago.
you can really feel history when you walk through the beautiful buildings. Would love to have the chance to take part in a service in the very nice church on sundays.
A must see, beautiful place so peaceful and picturesque couldn't put my camera down it was 7.50 euros but worth it, check times before visiting or you will be disappointed.