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ABBAYE DE SAINT-PAPOUL

Historic site and monument ,  Abbey, Priory, Abbey church in Saint-Papoul

Temporarily closed
  • Located in a valley of Lauragais, this Benedictine abbey, seat of an ancient bishopric for five centuries, is closely linked to the figure of Saint Papoul, martyr of the third century. Discover 1200 years of history through the Romanesque chevet of the church carved by the Master of Cabestany, the Gothic cloister and its carved capitals, the chapter house, the refectory of the monks (place of exhibition), and the baroque choir of the old cathedral. Nearby, the village is an old fortified...
    Located in a valley of Lauragais, this Benedictine abbey, seat of an ancient bishopric for five centuries, is closely linked to the figure of Saint Papoul, martyr of the third century. Discover 1200 years of history through the Romanesque chevet of the church carved by the Master of Cabestany, the Gothic cloister and its carved capitals, the chapter house, the refectory of the monks (place of exhibition), and the baroque choir of the old cathedral. Nearby, the village is an old fortified town, with its narrow streets enamelled half-timbered houses. Dedicated to Saint Papoul, who was martyred on the town, this abbey, with its remarkable cloister of the 14th century, concentrates the greatest number of Romanesque sculptures of the Master of Cabestany in the Aude. The last visits take place 30 minutes before closing. Advantage (s) Carca 'Pass: - 1.00 € for an adult seat
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
      • Accès partiel des personnes à mobilité réduite Le cloître, l'église et les extérieurs sont accessibles aux personnes en fauteuil (de plain-pied). Des sanitaires adaptés sont situés sur la place. L'accueil-boutique n'étant pas accessible PMR, veuillez frapper à la porte, l'hôtesse viendra vous accueillir.
  • Equipment
    • bus parking
    • Private car park
    • Public toilets
    • Wi-fi
  • Services
    • Disabled facilities and reception
    • Boutique
    • Non-guided tour
    • Guided tours
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Payment methods
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
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