Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to abbey of Montmajour.

Croisement des galeries du cloître de l'abbaye avec décors sculptés représentant Saint Pierre et un abbé

Opening hours

April 1 to May 31
10h - 17h

June 1 to September 30
10h - 18h15

October 1 to March 31
10am - 5pm
Closed Mondays

Please note : last access to the monument is one hour before closing time.

Closed on January 1, May 1, November 11 and December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the entire monument.

Ticket office


For individuals


Individual ticket

6 €

Special rate (partnerships)

  • With a full-price ticket to the Fondation Van Gogh, benefit from a special rate at the Abbey of Montmajour (and vice versa).
  • With the Pass en Pays d'Arles, on presentation of a full-price ticket for the monuments of Arles, the Château de Tarascon and the Glanum archaeological site, benefit from a special rate at Montmajour Abbey (and vice versa).
5 €
  • With the MyProvence Pass, one free entry for every full-price entry purchased.

Combined ticket Abbaye de Montmajour - Site archéologique de Glanum

11 €

Free admission

  • Under 18s
  • 18-25 years (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • The first Sunday of January, February, March, November and December

    See details of free admission conditions below.


Visitors eligible for free admission

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Group rate

5 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of visitors


Visit tools

Young visitors' booklet

A visit booklet for young visitors is available in French from the monument ticket office.

2 €

Web application

A web application is available in French.



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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèques-vacances (ANCV)
  • chèque Lire (only in stores)

Access and transport

Montmajour Abbey

route de Fontvieille
13200 Arles


From Lyon: A 7 to Avignon, N 570 to Arles, then D 17 to Fontvieille.

From Marseille: A 7 to Salon-de-Provence, A 54 and N 113 to Arles, then D 17 to Fontvieille.

From Montpellier: A 9, exit no. 26, N 313 and N 572 to Arles, then D 17 to Fontvieille.
Free, unsupervised parking is available in front of the abbey.


Montmajour Abbey is accessible by bike along the main road (dangerous route). Bicycle storage available at the monument reception desk.


Arles is accessible by train from Marseille and Toulouse on the Intercités, and by TGV from Paris and Avignon.


The abbey is accessible by bus from downtown Arles. For timetables, visit the website Zou .

Services and visiting conditions

  • Proper attire (no shirt, bare feet or bathing suit)
  • Strollers allowed
  • Dogs not allowed (except service dogs)
  • Photo tripods and drones prohibited
  • In the event of storm, rain or strong wind, outdoor areas (necropolis, tower, terrace) may be closed.
  • Uneven ground
  • Numerous steps


Find out more about our services and facilities for disabled visitors.

Visit the dedicated page.

Contact us