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Abbaye de Fontfroide

Chemin de Fontfroide | Rd 613, 11100, Narbonne, France
+33 4 68 45 11 08
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Fascinating Walking Tour followed by Wonderful Meal

Our visit to Abbaye de Fontfroide was in October with a group of friends. After a brief history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
WaterBuffalo2
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Frederick, Maryland
Beautiful and tranquil spot

We have owned a holiday home in the area for years, but never got round to visiting, mostly because... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Pip T
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London, United Kingdom
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Open all year long. Visits, Restaurant, Wines, Concerts...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (30 reviews)
“guided tour” (16 reviews)
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Chemin de Fontfroide | Rd 613, 11100, Narbonne, France

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit to Abbaye de Fontfroide was in October with a group of friends. After a brief history presentation, we enjoyed a walking tour of the buildings and grounds aided by the visitor's guide. But the unexpected bonus was our group had arranged for a...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have owned a holiday home in the area for years, but never got round to visiting, mostly because we thought you had to follow a guided tour in French. In fact, you can go around on your own with a leaflet or with an...More

Thank Pip T
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this historical place. You can easily spend two hours here. The surroundings are very clean and perfectly taken care of. The only thing we missed was a more complete information about all the buildings. We didn't try the digital...More

Thank Tor K
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent at the Abbey and walking around the grounds. It is pricey at €11 for an adult but worth it as soon as you step inside the grounds. If you have young babies, I would highly recommend using a sling/baby carrier, so you...More

Thank J3nny1982
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Took a taxi to get there but it was worth it. What a beautiful place. You get a wonderful glimpse of a medieval abbey. The rose garden must be lovely in summer and I would like to revisit to see this. The story of the...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful buildings and amazing gardens. The rose garden is particularly wonderful. Ponds with goldfish and both a Sharon Fruit and Pomegranate trees. Several lovely walks in the grounds and some that God further afield too. Would definitely recommend you visit.

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

An important site in the history of Catholicism in southern France. It also offers wine sales, an on-site restaurant, interesting gardens and an opportunity to do some scenic hiking.

Thank Mainer_in_exile
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing abbey and definitely a must see, the stain glass windows and gardens are breathtaking... highly recommend it!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

No words other than...experience it by yourself and open up to connect with your true nature and divine presence.

Thank Camerone
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful Abbey. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip there. The gardens weren't at their best being September

Thank Coraleen026
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TobyT03
8 September 2017|
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Response from Fontfroide | Property representative |
Hi TobyT03 ! The opening hours are online on our website. In September we are open from 10:00 to 18:00. Kind regards,
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Lordoise
20 March 2017|
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Response from Fontfroide | Property representative |
The road to Fontfroide is very nice ! But between Narbonne and Fontfroide there is a road where cars drive where fastly and I never will cycling there. Perhaps the best thing to do is to put your cycle on the car, drive to... More
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KBaird6
29 August 2016|
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Response from Banksy594 | Reviewed this property |
The answer from Gillian sums it all up really ,although there is a small hotel in St Andre de Roquelongue which is only 2 miles away from the Abbey....do look up online or call them re opening times as it does vary even in... More
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