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Abbaye de Fontfroide

Chemin de Fontfroide | Rd 613, 11100, Narbonne, France
+33 4 68 45 11 08
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Tranquil and Beautiful

There is a lot I could write about the Abbaye de Fontfroide, like how it was privately purchased in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TrakESumisu
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Nottingham
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Good visit

Worth a visit, very interesting. You can have a headphone tour,or leaflet, we did the second it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam M
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Open all year long. Visits, Restaurant, Wines, Concerts...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (26 reviews)
“guided tour” (15 reviews)
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Chemin de Fontfroide | Rd 613, 11100, Narbonne, France
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+33 4 68 45 11 08
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot I could write about the Abbaye de Fontfroide, like how it was privately purchased in the early 1900s and maintained ever since, it's history as an abbey, etc, etc... but most of that you'll get to learn when you visit the...More

1  Thank TrakESumisu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit, very interesting. You can have a headphone tour,or leaflet, we did the second it was fine. Good wine for sale too.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly exciting place. Take a long time. Enjoy the atmosphere and the area. Everyone in the family saw it as a great experience. The resturant has nice food and wine.

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful property,very interesting set in lovely grounds and gardens . Book the restaurant to eat outside ,inside is hot and dull !

Thank Worldtraveller1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The abbaye is very interesting with its history and architecture but for me the real highlight were the beautiful gardens. They're very tranquil and peaceful and there's lots of wildlife. The rose garden is stunning. There's a steep walk up to the top of the...More

Thank Marty53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the combined ticket with Salses Fortress which is great value, although not very well advertised. A very enjoyable hour or 2 exploring the impressive buildings using the informative guide. The gardens whilst quite small were also very enjoyable. Well worth a visit if...More

Thank CJN80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is really worth a visit. It only takes an hour or so to wander around the Abbey and gardens but both are beautiful especially the cloisters filled with wisteria and geranium, the upstairs room with the modern glass panels composed of stained and painted...More

Thank HeavenCrawley
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to give this 3 1/2 but this was not possible. We went for dinner and had the set menu. We all loved the starters and desserts but two of us the turbot for our main and it was a bit disappointing. Totally...More

Thank The_Hunters
Reviewed 16 July 2017

have been several times - music playing this time - peaceful and uplifting place to visit - very well cared for

Thank rosdol
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We rented a car from Narbonne and drove the short distance to the Abbey. They had headsets in English available and we followed the itinerary around. It was super logical and well planned. We learned a lot. Took about 2 hours.

1  Thank astle
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Lordoise
20 March 2017|
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Response from Fontfroide | Property representative |
The road to Fontfroide is very nice ! But between Narbonne and Fontfroide there is a road where cars drive where fastly and I never will cycling there. Perhaps the best thing to do is to put your cycle on the car, drive to... More
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KBaird6
29 August 2016|
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Response from Banksy594 | Reviewed this property |
The answer from Gillian sums it all up really ,although there is a small hotel in St Andre de Roquelongue which is only 2 miles away from the Abbey....do look up online or call them re opening times as it does vary even in... More
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