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May 27, 2018
“ One of the quietest abbey in Provence ”
1 week ago
“Well worth the Stop”
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route de Tarascon, 13150 Tarascon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a warm September day. The abbey’s church was just magnificent, every sq cm is decorated. We were alone in the church. The restaurant opened at 12 noon and we enjoyed a wonderful beer brewed by the abbey, yes it was heaven.

1  Thank KerryAu
Reviewed July 28, 2018

isolated and fortified medieval abbey, really stupefying. On the road between Tarascon and Avignon is a destination not to be missed, because the abbey church is among the most beautiful that can be seen in southern France

Thank tommyUdine
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Most abbeys are packed with visitors and therefore are visited and treated as muséums, loosing their authenticity and religious signification. Saint Michel de Frigolet,is far from the madding crowd and the site, on the hill of the ´´Montagnette ´´ is beautiful. Booth cherches are worth...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The painted interior of the Abbey is absolutely stunning! The abbey and grounds are well worth the ten minute drive from Tarascon. Take the time to walk the grounds in this magical setting.

1  Thank santagaryfe
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by chance after seeing sign on roadside. Best thing we saw all day! The most beautifully decorated interior I've seen in a church. Every inch of walls and columns is colorfully painted. Out of the way and few people were there. If you are...More

Thank francofile104
Reviewed July 19, 2017

L'abbaye has it all for a great day out with the family. In summer, many French people grab a picnic and spend the day under the pine trees. There are several hiking paths, the Abbey of course, a gift shop and a restaurant. The Abbey...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

If one were to take holy orders, then this is one of the places one would want to live. The setting is amazing, the Abbaye is utterly stunning and the whole thing permeates peace. A detour you MUST make.

Thank PriceTheOrgan
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Dramatic setting for this abbey (and its many outbuildings). The nicest part is the old Roman chapel, and the surroundings with great hiking trails throughout la Montagnette. Certainly worth a visit !

Thank Pieter D
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Tarascon is a wonderful area and this abbey is a fascinating part of the experience. The town as a whole is typically French, small and full of character. We went to a country wedding in one of the chateaus so much to take in, in...More

Thank Janpye
Reviewed June 19, 2016

It is a beautiful monastery in a lovely setting with lots of lovely walks in the area around it. It should be a must visit place.

Thank Chris C
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Response from tommyUdine | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they should be at 6,30 p.m I did not attend them, I went there in the morning but there were masses open to visitors For further information take a look at their website
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