The Christian Réal Foundation located at La Cour de L'Abbaye is a 16th century monument steeped in history, magnificently rehabilitated by Christian Réal to make it an exhibition centre for contemporary art. You can also discover its sculpture park.

Cultural La Cour de l'Abbaye Annecy


Departing from Annecy (74940)
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours available permanently

The Christian Réal Foundation located in La Cour de L'Abbaye is a 16th century monument steeped in history. It houses, among other things, an 18th century oratory from the time of the Dominicans, with rich wall paintings restored in 2020. Beautifully restored by Christian Réal, he has dedicated this place to contemporary art to host temporary exhibitions. The park is also a peaceful and inspiring place decorated with monumental sculptures. It is home to the gastronomic restaurant Vincent Favre Félix.
In order to democratize access to Art for all, these visits are free and accompanied every day of opening.

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    Mr Réal Annécien, a former industrialist, is the Founder of this Contemporary Art Foundation which has been open to the public since 2017.
    He created this place by vocation to defend Contemporary Art in Annecy.


    Free of charge.


    Languages spoken : French
    Languages of documentation : French
    Languages visits : French
    Languages informatives signs : French

    Period of practice

    All year round, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
    Closed from 23 rd july to 15th of september.

    • Meeting room
    • Toilets
    • Temporary exhibition


    15 bis chemin de l'Abbaye Annecy-le-Vieux 74940 Annecy
    Departing from : Annecy (74940)
    Latitude : 45.916664 - Longitude : 6.140343
    Information update on 28/08/2023 by Office de Tourisme du Lac d'Annecy