Abbey of Abondance

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious building
  • Abbey, Priory, Abbey church
  • Cloister
Place de l'Abbatiale 74360 Abondance
Founded in the 12th century by canons and occupied by Cistercian monks from the 17th century, the Abbey of Abondance was abolished in 1761. It reveals the power of a gothic mountain architecture and conceals fabulous artistic treasures.
Founded in the 12th century, the Abbey has left its mark on the Abondance valley. The monastic buildings, where the monks lived, still bear witness to the power of the Abbey in the Middle Ages.
Transported back to medieval Savoy thanks to the 15th century wall paintings which adorn the cloister, you will be seduced by the peacefulness of the place.
The exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance valley" invites you to explore, in part of the old convent buildings,...
Mentally impaired
Temporary exhibitions
Parking nearby
bus parking
Free parking
Car park
Public toilets
Exhibition hall
Guided visits
  • Accessibility
  • Mentally impaired

  • Activities
  • Temporary exhibitions

  • Shows

  • Equipment
  • Parking nearby

  • bus parking

  • Free parking

  • Car park

  • Public toilets

  • Exhibition hall

  • Toilets

  • Services
  • Guided visits

  • Self-guided visits (groups only)

  • Guided visits (groups only)

  • Educational visits

  • Boutique

  • Tourist brochures

  • Tourist information

  • Guided tours

  • Self-guided visits

  • No pets allowed

From 1 October 2023 to 23 December 2024
Standard rate - adult full price

Reduce rate- Family, student, person with a disability

Duo" offer Admission to the Maison du Fromage + Abbey of Abondance: €9 per person aged 6 and over.
Advantages granted on presentation of specific cards (contact us).

Pass Léman France and Multipass Portes du Soleil: free entry on presentation of cards.
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From 1 January 2024 until 30 April 2024 Closed on saturday, on sunday
From 1 May 2024 until 30 September 2024 Open everyday
From 1 October 2024 until 1 November 2024 Closed on saturday, on sunday
Annual closure from 1 November to 23 December 2024.
From 2 November 2024 until 22 December 2024 Closed on monday, on tuesday, on wednesday, on thursday, on friday, on saturday, on sunday
Abbey of Abondance
Place de l'Abbatiale 74360 Abondance
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  • English
  • French
  • Near a main road
  • In the town centre
  • Near shuttle stop
  • In town
  • Close to a public transportation
  • In the town centre
  • By car: From the banks of Lake Geneva, take the D22 towards the Abondance valley.
    On foot: from the centre of the village, head towards the Place de l'Abbatiale along the "Montée du Cloître", which runs alongside the town hall and presbytery, then under the porch. The entrance to the site, on the square, is a little further up on the right.
    Accessible by car from the church square.
    Car parks located at the entrance or in the centre of the village.
    Bus line Colombus (Vallée d'Abondance) and line 12 Thonon-les-Bains - Châtel.
Updated on 13 May 2024 at 12:03
by Office de Tourisme Leman Mountains Explore
(Offer identifier : 100449)
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