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Abbey of Saint Roman

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Religious heritage, Ruins and remains, Abbey, Monastery in Beaucaire
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  • Visit this abbey on your own, or with a guide. The Saint Roman troglodyte abbey in Beaucaire is at the top of a hill overlooking the Rhône river valley. A true primitive necropolis which holds hundreds of burial places dug into the rock.

  • These vestiges of monastic life are unique in Western Europe.

    The Abbey of Saint-Roman is a Historical Monument that holds the vestiges of a monastery founded before the year 900.

    Chapel, monks' cells, cisterns and cellars, the vestiges of monastic life here, where much was dug into the rock, are unique in Western Europe.

    A veritable primitive necropolis that holds hundred of burial places dug into the rock.

    From the parking lot, which is under surveillance, a path leads you...
    These vestiges of monastic life are unique in Western Europe.

    The Abbey of Saint-Roman is a Historical Monument that holds the vestiges of a monastery founded before the year 900.

    Chapel, monks' cells, cisterns and cellars, the vestiges of monastic life here, where much was dug into the rock, are unique in Western Europe.

    A veritable primitive necropolis that holds hundred of burial places dug into the rock.

    From the parking lot, which is under surveillance, a path leads you through Mediterranean garrigue to the top of the limestone hill.

    Magnificent views look out over the Rhône and face the Alpilles, and take in unique views of the Rhône and Provence.


    At the midday break and at closing time in the evening, the last entrance is 1/2 hour before closing time.
    In the event of bad weather, the abbey may be closed.
    Ir rakes 10 - 15 minutes to reach the top of hte abbey. There are no restroom facilities at the Abbey.
    Not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

    The entrance ticket to the Abbey also entitles you to enter Mas des Tourelles, in Beaucaire, free of charge, and a reduced rate at the Archaeology Museum in Beaucaire.
    The Abbey is free for inhabitants of Beaucaire, Bellegarde, Jonquières Saint-Vincent, Fourques and Vallabrègues. You must provided proof of your place of residence (Beaucaire Terre d’Argence).

    There are signs for the Abbey as you leave Beaucaire, on the first roundabout on the Nîmes road.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Forest location
    • Isolated
    • Village 2 km away
    • View over the vineyards
    • Overview on river
    • Troglodyte site
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Orientation board
    • Private parking
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Pets supplement
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • From January 2, 2024 to December 31, 2024
  • Full price
    6 €
  • Reduced price
    5 €
Openings
Openings
  • From January 2, 2024 until December 31, 2024
    Open Everyday
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