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“wonderfull” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chartreuse de la Verne

Chartreuse de la Verne
Massif des Maures, Collobrieres, France
06-65-21-67-56
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dendermonde, Belgium
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“wonderfull”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

this is something you have to visit it is a long way up the montain but the view is spectacular ! Do visit the cartreuse the have a small museum. Did you know you can join immidiatly?

Visited July 2013
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Genoa, Italy
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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“Peace and pray hidden in the Maures mountains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Le Charteuese is hidden in the mountain, between the woods. it is a place to recharge the spirit to remain in silence. The visit inside the Monastery is very interesting as the video explaining the daily life of the nuns, still living in the Chartereuse. You can buy their production of wood holy sculptures, honey, herbs. The ticket is 6 euro,well spent.

Visited April 2014
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“Amazing setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

La Chartreuse de Verne is hidden away in the Massif des Maures but relatively easy to access from Collobrieres (11 kms) alomg a narrow but well-paved forestry road. The Chartreuse was founded in the 12th century but fell into ruin. There is an interesting photographic exhibition showing the state of disrepair from which has emerged a faithful recent reconstruction. The situation is incredibly peaceful, completely isolated among pine, oak and chestnut trees. The building is still inhabited by nuns and some of their beautiful ceramics are on sale. There is ample parking about a ten minute walk from the entrance. It can be visited year round but opening times vary according to the season.

Visited September 2013
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

What a place ! The drive is beautiful and this Chartreuse is such a beauty. The visit takes 30 minutes and it is superb. The renovation has been long but the result is very nice. This is a very nice place to visit, the views are stunning, we really enjoyed it.

Visited June 2013
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Turin, Italy
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“Beautiful”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

A peace of paradise one hour from Saint-Tropez. The buildings are beautiful and have been very well renovated. The monks are still producing and selling what they prepare. The place is very restful and we had a fantastic time.

Visited April 2013
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