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Jardins de l'Abbaye Saint-André

Historical Monument

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The benedictine abbey was built in the 10th century by the tomb of Saint Casarie (6th century). The buildings, rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries according to plans by the architect Pierre Mignard, were partly destroyed after the Revolution.

Flower beds with China roses, century-old olive trees and other Mediterrenean plants are spread between the terraces, ponds and remains of the Romanesque churches.

The view from the terraces extends over a vast region dominated by the cliffs of Montmirail, Mont Ventoux, the Luberon, the Alpilles, Avignon and the Popes' Palace.

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Schedule

Open every day but Monday 1 March to 1 November.

May, June, July, August and September: 10 am to 6 pm

March and October: 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm

April: 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm

Open on holidays.

Ticket sales end 30 min. before closing.

Prices

Full price €7

group €6

Free under 7 y.

Family fare: two adults one child (8 to 17 y.) €17, two adults and two or more children €23

Gardens and abbot's palace guided tour (only by appointment): €14 (reduced fee €13)

 

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