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Jardins de l'Abbaye Saint-André

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Languagesenglishfrench
OpenFrom 01 March 2017 to 01 November 2017
Open 1 March to 1 November every day but Monday. Opened exceptionally on Easter and Pentecost Mondays, and on 14 July. May, June, July, August, September: 10am to 6pm. March and October 10am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm. April 10am to 1pm and 2 to 6pm.
Open on holidays. Ticket window closes 30 minutes before the gardens close.
Magnificent terraced gardens overlook the Rhône river valley affording splendid views over Avignon and the Palace of the Popes.

Saint André Abbey, today private property, was built in the early 10th century near the tomb of Sainte Casarie.
It was partially demolished during the French Revolution. Many vestiges, including the entrance pavilion, still exist and are protected ans Historical Monuments.
The terraced gardens are of the Tuscany Renaissance  and Mediterranean style, and are among the most beautiful gardens in France. The gardens also contain vestiges of Romanesque churches and tombs from the Middle Ages, among roses, Mediterranean vegetation and pine and olive trees. The terraces afford outstanding views of the Palace of the Popes, the Alpilles, Luberon, Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail.

Tour of the gardens, video projection, historical circuit, temporary exhibitions, the old kitchens, 19th century dolls and tea sets: 6 € full price; 5 € reduced price; family price (child 8 to 17): 2 adults + 1 child 15.50 €; 2 adults +2 children or more 20.50 €.
Discounts: Children 8 to17 (free under 7); groups of 10 persons minimum; students upon presentation of valid student card, Avignon PASS card.

Guided tour of buildings upon reservation with the Villeneuve lez Avignon Tourism Office and the Saint André Abbey.



ContactFort Saint AndréMontée du Fort 30400 VILLENEUVE LES AVIGNON mail : info@abbayesaintandre.frsite : http://www.abbayesaintandre.frtel : 04 90 25 55 95