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Abbaye de Fontfroide

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Address: Chemin de Fontfroide | RD 613, 11100 Narbonne, France
Phone Number: +33 4 68 45 11 08
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Description: Open all year long. Visits, Restaurant, Wines, Concerts...

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I could visit every time I go there

Not the first visit to this site, but an absolute joy to go there more than once. A wonderful building with a great garden - although that is probably even better in spring time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Puurs, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Not the first visit to this site, but an absolute joy to go there more than once. A wonderful building with a great garden - although that is probably even better in spring time.

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Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We came to by some wine and ended up visiting this lovely Abbey. The rooms and chapel are kept in a extremely good state. One can wonder around and dream. The environment invites you to go for a walk, the rosary to sit down and inhale the smell of 2200 blooming roses. 14 different kinds! There is a restaurant in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Wow what a beautiful place i think the monks were very lucky and the resturant is worth a visit. On a hot day it's nice and cool, the gardens are quite something .

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Herault, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What a beautiful, tranquil place with a fascinating history. Surrounded by vineyards, take time to pause a while here too.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Nowhere does it say no dogs until a small sign leaving far end of the shop to enter the Abbey after payment, not even on the main information board in car park, nor on entry to site, nor at the payment kiosk. We stood with dog clearly visible to pay only when finished paying told no dogs. They do provide... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Fascinating place to spend a few hours or much longer. The abbaye was bought by a French family in the early 1900s, and used as a family home and is still lived in today. Therefore it is very well maintained, and they have kept much of the original features as they were when it was used by the monks. It... More 

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Beziers, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a great visit. The building is beautifully kept with a lovely cloistered courtyard and very impressive church and lovely gardens to walk in. On top of that the on site restaurant is very good.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

It's a beautiful place with excellent architecture And a lovely garden that was blooming with flowers and herbs. Well worth a visit. They even have their own wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Abbaye itself is lovely; there's an opportunity for a guided tour or self-guided (or at least on the last few occasions I have visited). There is some lovely architecture to discover and lovely court-yards and cloisters with lovely planting or maybe the odd interesting piece of art-work. There's plenty to see as you wander round at a leisurely pace.... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place is just beautiful and incredibly well maintained. This was definitely the best Abbaye we visited in France and possibly the highlight of things we saw in the South-West in general.

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