Abbaye de Montmajour

Abbaye de Montmajour

In the Arles countryside, visit Montmajour Abbey, founded in 948 by Benedictine monks.

History of the monument

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.


Becoming a donor : Saving the ermitage

Contribute to the restoration of the Abbaye de Montmajour Hermitage !


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.

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