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Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction

Historical Monument

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Founded in the 14th century by the fifth Avignon Pope, Innocent VI, the Carthusian Monastery is one of the order’s largest in Europe, with its church, three cloisters, chapel with frescoes by Matteo Giovannetti, gardens and 24 monks’ cells. Innocent VI's mausoleum is in the church. 3D devices in the Saint-Bruno chapel and the chapel of the Dead reveal the former church's décor or invisible frescoes.

The National centre for Dramatic Writing is currently developing projects with resident writers and companies as well as "Summer Encounters".

Restaurant in summer "Les Jardins d'Eté", café-library, Bookshop. 

Pets allowed on a leash.

Closed from 01-07 to 01-21



Open every day

01/10-31/03: 10 am - 5 pm

01/04-30/09: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Closed: 04-17/01, 01/05, 01/11, 11/11 and 25/12

Ticket sales end 30 min. before closing


Full price €8

group €6.50

Reduced fee €5.50

Free under 18 y.


58 rue de la République
Villeneuve lez Avignon

+33 (0)4 90 15 24 24

+33 (0)4 90 25 76 21



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