Abbaye de Bon-Repos

The temple of art
Museum, Historic site and monument, Abbey, Priory, Abbey church, History at Bon Repos sur Blavet

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  • You don’t always find religious art in churches, but inside Bon-Repos Abbey, contemporary art has found the ideal home to show off its original creations.

    In a peaceful setting, Bon-Repos Abbey is the ideal spot for the kind of meditation once practiced by the Cistercian monks who lived here in the 12th century. Recently in ruins, the Abbey has risen from the ashes after 20 years of faithful restoration. Open to visitors, the Abbey in Saint-Gelven has regained its original beauty thanks to its relationship with art and children. Throughout the year, there are educational workshops focusing on the environment, the restoration project and Cistercian history. From spring onwards, exhibitions and artists’ residencies bring contemporary artistic practice into the spotlight. The Abbey hosts a biennale exhibition called ‘Murmures’, a collection of sound works, alternating with a symposium of African-inspired sculpture. From time to time other events are held– religious festivals, sound and light shows, trail running...
  • Spoken languages
    • fr*
    • English
    • es*
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Adult workshop
    • Children's workshop
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Sound and light show
  • Services
    • Disabled facilities and reception
    • Boutique
Payment methods
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2020
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    From 6 €
  • Reduce rate
    From 4 €
  • Child rate
    From 2.5 €
  • Large family rate
    From 15 €
  • From June 15, 2020 until October 31, 2020
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