Historic site and monument
at La Chaise-Dieu

Eglise Abbatiale Saint-Robert

Church built to house the tomb of Pope Clement VI where you can admire 144 stalls sculpted with medieval motifs, a flamboyant Gothic rood screen, a XNUMXth century organ case and a magnificent mural fresco "la danse macabre"
XNUMXth century Gothic church of an abbey founded in the middle of the XNUMXth century.
Open all year round from 9 a.m. to 18 p.m. (until 19:30 p.m. in summer) with free tours except during the Music Festival at the end of August. Please note, religious services may result in restricted visits.

Guided tours by the Brothers of St John (1 hour) from Easter to All Saints' Day on request and from July 1 to August 15 every day except Monday. For groups, visits possible all year round. Information and reservations at the Priory Sainte Marie on 09 81 40 41 21

Guided tours all year round by reservation for groups (20 people min) by the Tourist Information Office: 04 71 00 01 16

The abbey church is also part of the new paid tour of the abbey open from April to November and which notably includes the cloister, the 2th century tapestries and the Echo room. Free tour with or without audio guide or guided (XNUMX hours).
For more information, contact the Tourist Information Office: 04 71 00 01 16
Tips and Suggestions

Free access all year round

We speak French

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Themes:

  • Religious Heritage
  • Abbey
  • Cloister
  • Church
  • Organ
  • Bell tower

Location details

  • Public transport stop within 500 m
  • Village center
  • Lake or body of water at -5 km

Visit

Average duration of the group visit: 60 min.

Customers

Suitable for: Reception of school groups, Pilgrims, Reception of groups

Language(s) of the visit

English French

Audio guide language(s)

German, English, Spanish, French

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request

Group visit services

  • Unguided group tours permanently
  • Guided group tours on request

Opening

Opening hours from March 31 to November 03, 2024
MondayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
FridayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
SundayOpen from 09 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
Please note, Sunday mass at 11 a.m. during this period.
As religious services have priority, you are asked not to move around and to remain silent. Certain celebrations may at any time limit visiting areas or result in the temporary closure of the site.
During the Festival period (end of August), opening hours are very restricted, inquire in advance with the Tourist Information Office on 04 71 00 01 16
Opening hours from November 04, 2024 to March 31, 2025
MondayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 09 a.m. to 18 p.m.
As religious services have priority, you are asked not to move around and to remain silent. Certain celebrations may limit visiting areas at any time or result in the temporary closure of the site.
Find out beforehand from the Tourist Information Office on 04 71 00 01 16

Prices

The Brothers of St John offer guided tours of the abbey church (1 hour) from Easter to All Saints' Day on request and from July 1 to August 15 every day except Monday at 16 p.m. And for groups by reservation all year round
Information 09 81 40 41 21

Guided tours of the abbey are also offered regularly from April to early November: 04 71 00 01 16 or on www.chaisedieu.fr
And for groups by reservation all year round
Free

Services

Equipments

  • Parking nearby
  • Public toilets
  • defibrillator
  • Toilets

Services

  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Shop
  • Drop off on site for groups
  • Free visits
  • Guided tours

Activities on site

  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Concert

Home animals

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Address

Abbey Square
43160 La Chaise-Dieu
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