Free visit of the Abbey of Abondance

You will visit the cloister and its 15th century mural paintings, before visiting the exhibition "From history to art: sacred heritage in the Abondance valley" in the old monastery. Access to the abbey church is independent (outside of services).

Free visit of the Abbey of Abondance Abondance


Abondance (74360)
Average length : 1h
Animals not allowed

The Abbey of Abondance reveals its treasures and its history. Let yourself be seduced by the quietness of this site, a unique medieval jewel in the Savoy region.
Stroll through the cloister and its 15th century mural paintings, discover the fresco technique and the numerous sculptures that adorn the galleries.
The exhibition from history to art, sacred heritage in the valley of Abondance will allow you to learn more about this heritage strongly represented in the valley.

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    Adult: 5.50 €
    Concession: 4.50 € (Family, students, job seekers, disabled persons).

    Free entry for children < 6 years.

    Duo" offer : Entrance to the Maison du Fromage + to the Abbey of Abondance : 9 € per person.
    Advantages granted on presentation of specific cards (contact us).

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Travellers Cheque, Cash, Connect Travellers Cheque, Contactless payment, Culture Pass


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    No picnics allowed.


    From 26/12/2023 to 30/04/2024
    Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 pm and 5 pm. except on January 1st.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday.

    Average length : 1h

    • Weekdays
    • Weekend


    Abbaye d'Abondance Place de l'Abbatiale 74360 Abondance
    Start near : Abondance (74360)

    By car: From the banks of Lake Geneva, take the D22 towards the Abondance valley.
    On foot: from the centre of the village, head towards the Place de l'Abbatiale along the "Montée du Cloître", which runs alongside the town hall and presbytery, then under the porch. The entrance to the site, on the square, is a little further up on the right.
    Accessible by car from the church square.
    Car parks located at the entrance or in the centre of the village.
    Bus line Colombus (Vallée d'Abondance) and line 12 Thonon-les-Bains - Châtel.

    • Mental disability
    Mental Disability

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    Information update on 16/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme Leman Mountains Explore