In the Arles countryside, visit Montmajour Abbey, founded in 948 by Benedictine monks.
A source of inspiration for modern and contemporary art. Producing many drawings at the abbey from 1888 to 1889, Van Gogh (1853-1890) was one of the artists fascinated by Montmajour. Ascension, the work by Alain Kirili (b. 1946) for the abbey choir, is a homage to his use of thick layers of colour.
To ensure the safety of our visitors, the monument is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.
The monument is fully opened.