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Abbaye de Cîteaux

In 1098, a group of monks from Molesme Abbey arrived to an out way location – the Cîteaux forest – in order to lead a simple life, in line with the teaching of Gospel. Today, the Cîteaux Abbey is a community belonging to the Order of cistercians of Strict Observance. It has about 30 brothers committed to following a certain lifestyle : the art of seeking God, knowing one self, fraternity through prayer, work, reading, living together and leading ascetic life. A spiritual and cultural voyage through the 900 years of Cîteaux’s history will enable you to get acquainted with Cistercian art, Medieval limming, a XVe century library and a XVIIe century noviciate. All visits are guided and limited to 25 people (1H15), it’s recommended to reserve. Film : “Cîteaux, a tree of life” (22min.)


Info sanitary

I offer an activity compatible with the health crisis : Yes
I agree to respect the measures : Yes
I update my general opening conditions : Yes

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Pricing information
A partir de 12 ans : parcours accompagné sans ou avec film
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Public price
Base rate - full rate adult : €8.00
Child rate : €5.50
Price with the pass
Base rate - full rate adult : Free
Child rate : Free



Route de Seurre - RD996

03 80 61 32 58