Chartreuse de Bonpas

A legendary site

The Chartreuse de Bonpas is a historic 12th century site in Caumont-sur-Durance, 10 minutes from Avignon.
This medieval building has recently undergone a spectacular restoration.

The Chartreuse de Bonpas was a fortified monastery in the 12th century, situated at the border between the Comtat Venaissin and Provence at a place of passage across the Durance River once called "malus passus" (“mauvais pas” or bad step). It was renamed "bonus passus" (“bon pas” or good step) after the monks had carried out the necessary work to improve the crossing of the Durance at that spot.

A multilingual, interactive audiovisual presentation (in French, English, German and Japanese) divulges all the secrets of this legendary site. You can then tour the French-style gardens, the chapel, the Great Cellar and the Reading Room.

The visitor is completely free to take the time he or she needs to discover this enchanting place.

The Chartreuse de Bonpas

The Chartreuse de Bonpas

The chapel of the Chartreuse de Bonpas

The gardens à la française

The Chartreuse de Bonpas

Our cellar welcomes the traveller for a commentated and personalized wine tasting to finish the visit. Lovers of wine will have the pleasure of discovering and choosing from a wide selection, including the wines of the Chartreuse and those of our other terroirs (great wines of Burgundy, Beaujolais, Languedoc).

The facilities enjoy a large accommodation capacity with car and bus parking under video surveillance within the grounds of the Chartreuse de Bonpas. A warm welcome awaits you.

Chartreuse de Bonpas - 1, chemin de Réveillac - 84510 Caumont sur Durance

+33 (0)4 90 23 67 98

http://www.chartreusedebonpas.com

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