Visit of the Abbey of Royaumont

Visit the Abbey of Royaumont, located in the North of the Paris (one hour from Paris).

The Abbey of Royaumont founded in 1228 is no longer an Abbey but a contemporary centre of arts where concerts are held throughout the year. The Abbey can be visited every day of the year, the entrance fee is 7.5 euros, it is necessary to have a car because there is not possibility to come by public transport, parking is free. The history of the Abbey is pretty hectic, its hour of glory was during the reign of Saint Louis, after the abbey had slowly decline, it was even transformed into cotton mill. Today it's a cultural center.

Interest: notegood (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 2 h.

The entrance of the Abbey

The entrance of the Abbey
There is an entrance fee nothing can be visited for free.

The garden

The garden
The garden is beautiful and very well maintained, the music is broadcast everywhere.

The Abbey of Royaumont

The Abbey of Royaumont

The entrance of the Abbey

The entrance of the Abbey

The old church

The old church

The old church

The old church
There only remains one wall of the old church.

The cloister gardens

The cloister gardens

Kitchens

Kitchens

The refectory

The refectory
This large room served as a refectory for the monks, you can see the chair where they read some verses of the Bible during the meal. It is now a theater for concerts.

The garden of the nine squares

The garden of the nine squares

Access to the gardens

Access to the gardens

The park of Royaumont

The park of Royaumont
The water was very important for the Cistercian monks. Many canals run through the Park.

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Visit of the castle of Écouen

Visit of the castle of Écouen

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