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Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction

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OpenFrom 16 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
19/01/2015 to 31/03/2015 10am to 5pm; 01/04/2015 to 30/09/2015 from 9.30 aù to 6.30 pm; 01/10/2015 to 31/12/2015 from 10am to 5 pm. Closed 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November, 25 December.

The Val de Benediction Carthusian Monastery was founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent VI who entrusted the decoration of his private chapel to Matteo Giovanetti, the artist who painted the frescoes in the Popes' Palace. The 3 cloisters, the 40 monk cells and the splendid gardens made the Val de Benediction the biggest Carthusian Monastery in France. Today, you can visit the chapel, the church with Pope Innocent VI's tomb, the cloisters and the Carthusian monk cells.

On booking : guided tours in french, english and spanish ; special guided tour for children and teenagers, guided tour for blind people.

Prices : 8€ ; 650€ personn with Pass or in a group (20p. min.). Free admission for under-18s.

ContactChartreuse du Val de Bénédiction58 rue de la République 30400 VILLENEUVE LES AVIGNON mail : accueil@chartreuse.orgsite : http://www.chartreuse.orgtel : 04 90 15 24 24fax : 04 90 25 76 21