The Thoronet Abbey

The Thoronet Abbey was built between the end of the 12th century and start of the 13th by the Cistercian monks of Tourtour on an untamed spot in the Var in Provence. An art and architectural treasure, it is the most austere of the three Cistercian sisters of Provence.

A place possessing a strong historical and spiritual identity, its state of preservation, the quality of the tour as well as the enhancement of its features will leave you with an indelible impression.

Learn more about the Cistercian Abbeys of Provence.

The Thoronet Abbey in the Var

The abbey church

The cloister

Sculptures on the capitals

The lavatorium

Coins in the lavatorium

A moment of prayer and meditation

The monks' dormitory

The altar

Exterior view of the abbey church

Abbaye du Thoronet - 83340 Le Thoronet

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