During the middles ages, beautiful Cluny Abbey was the world's largest church. Discover its extraordinary architectural and artistic legacy when you reserve this fantastic fast track ticket.
Cluny Abbey Fast Track Ticket
Pilgrims who came to this corner of Burgundy were immediately captivated by the sight of the magnificent Cluny Abbey. Even non-believers came to the basilica just to admire its huge structure. During the Middle Ages, this Benedictine monastery held the privilege of being the largest Christian church in the world, until St. Peter's Basilica was built in Rome.
The history of Art in Europe cannot be understood without knowing Cluny Abbey, whose Romanesque architecture would serve as inspiration and model for the other shrines built in the Old Continent. The fast track ticket lets you visit the remains of the old abbey, whose origins date back to the year 909.
Visiting the famous cloister of Cluny and the rest of the abbey buildings, you will learn how the monks of the Benedictine order practiced their faith, and how their lifestyle also served as inspiration and example for other religious orders that expanded throughout Europe during the Middle Ages.
Inside this European Heritage site, you will also encounter what was once one of the elegant campuses of the renowned Arts et Métiers ParisTech University.
Cluny Abbey is open from Monday to Sunday at the following times:
- 2nd January to 31 March: from 9:30 am to 5 pm.
- 1 April to 30 June: from 9:30 am to 6 pm.
- 1 July to 31 august: from 9:30 am to 7 pm.
- 1 to 30 September: from 9:30 am to 6 pm.
- 1 October to 31 December: from 9:30 am to 5 pm. On the 24th and 31st of December, the site will close at 4 pm.
Important information: last admission is 45 minutes before closing.
Fast track access
With this ticket, you will avoid the queues that usually form at the ticket desk of Cluny Abbey. Nevertheless, you will have to join the line to access the site. the security controls normally last just a few minutes.
|Adults||EU citizens from 18 to 25 years old||Children under 18 years old|
EU citizens from 18 to 25 years oldFree
Children under 18 years oldFree
Fast track ticket to Cluny 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 (4:15 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.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).