Abbaye de Bon-Repos

The temple of art
Museum ,  Historic site and monument ,  Abbey, Priory, Abbey church ,  History at Laniscat

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Abbaye de Bon-Repos© Abbaye de Bon-Repos
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Abbaye de Bon-Repos© Abbaye de Bon-Repos
Abbaye de Bon-Repos© Abbaye de Bon-Repos
Abbaye de Bon-Repos© Abbaye de Bon-Repos
Abbaye de Bon-Repos© Abbaye de Bon-Repos
  • 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
    • English
  • Quality standards
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Adult workshop
    • Children's workshop
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Sound and light show
  • Services
    • Disabled facilities and reception
    • Boutique
Rates
Payment methods
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2019
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    From 5 €
  • Reduce rate
    From 4 €
  • Child rate
    From 2,5 €
  • Large family rate
    From 13 €
  • Group rate
Openings
Openings
  • From April 1, 2019 until October 31, 2019
  • From December 22, 2019 until January 5, 2020
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