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l'ecclesia, Cité Patrimoine

Archaeological site in the Place de la République Having developed as a town in the first centuries of Christianity in France, Luxeuil had an early Christian church, built around the fifth century, before Saint Colombanus had even arrived in the region. It is against the chevet of this church that a funeral building was constructed in honour of a very important abbot, Saint Valbert, who died in 670, to whom the building serves as a memorial. All of the surrounding sarcophagi are the graves of monks and date from the seventh and eighth centuries: the Church of St. Martin thus became, from 670, the abbey’s funerary church. Listed as an historical monument, it is one of the most important sites in Eastern France from the Merovingian period.

Hours

Opening hours: Open from 1 November to 31 March: Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm. Closed on Sundays and public holidays. From 1 April to 31 May and from 1 to 30 October: Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm. Closed on Sundays and May 1st. From June 1st to September 30th: Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm. Sundays from 10am to 12pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm. Last entry 45 minutes before the site closes. EXCEPTIONAL CLOSURE ON THE AFTERNOON OF 11 JANUARY.

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Archaeological site in the Place de la République Having developed as a town in the first centuries of Christianity in France, Luxeuil had an early Christian church, built around the fifth century, before Saint Colombanus had even arrived in the region. It is against the chevet of this church that a funeral building was constructed in honour of a very important abbot, Saint Valbert, who died in 670, to whom the building serves as a memorial. All of the surrounding sarcophagi are the graves of monks and date from the seventh and eighth centuries: the Church of St. Martin thus became, from 670, the abbey’s funerary church. Listed as an historical monument, it is one of the most important sites in Eastern France from the Merovingian period.
Thematic of the place

Archeology

Public price
Base rate - full rate adult : €6.00
Child rate : €4.00
Price with the pass
Base rate - full rate adult : Free
Child rate : Free

Location

Contact

30 rue Victor Genoux
70300 LUXEUIL-LES-BAINS

03 84 40 06 41
tourisme@luxeuil-vosges-sud.fr
https://www.ecclesia-luxeuil.fr