Montmajour Abbey in Provence was a source of inspiration for famous artists such as Vincent Van Gogh. Find out why and book your skip the line ticket.
Montmajour Abbey Skip the Line
Located in the heart of Provence, close to the city of Arles, the Abbey of St. Peter in Montmajour is one of the most outstanding Benedictine monuments of medieval origin in the south of France.
With your skip the line ticket to Montmajour Abbey you'll be able to explore the fascinating different rooms of this ancient monastery. Get lost in the beautiful cloister of Montmajour: a stunning example of Provencal Romanesque art. Don't miss out on the great chapter house, covered by a beautiful barrel vault that was a milestone at the time of its construction.
The ticket also includes a brochure that will tell you all about some of the abbey's most fascinating legends. Among them is the story of the True Cross. It is said that part of the original True Cross was kept as a relic by the monks of Montmajour. Whether this legend is true or not, the chapel of the Holy Cross is certainly a fascinating part of the abbey.
During your visit to Montmajour Abbey you'll also learn about how this magnificent place of retreat captivated Vicent Van Gogh during his stay in Provence. In fact, he portrayed the abbey in various engravings and drawings.
Montmajour Abbey opens at the following times:
- From 2nd January to 31st March: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
- From 1st April to 31st May: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
- From 1st June to 30th September: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
- From 1st October to 31st December: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. On the 24th and 31st of December, the site will close at 4 pm.
Important: last entry is 45 minutes before closing time.
On the 12th, 13th and 16th October 2019, Montmajour Abbey will be closed between 1 pm and 2:15 pm, so last public admisison will be at 12:15 pm.
Skip the line
If you book this ticket, you'll skip the line at the ticket offices at Montmajour Abbey, but you'll have to wait in the line to enter. Security checks may take a few minutes.
Visit other abbeys in Provence
If you're interested in the history of medieval abbeys in Provence, you can also book a skip the line ticket to Le Thoronet Abbey.
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EU citizens from 18 to 25 years oldFree
Children under 18Free
Skip the line ticket to Montmajour Abbey.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the same day (4:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.