Ganagobie Abbey, Forcalquier

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
One of the oldest Benedictine monastery is the Ganagobie Abbey that is situated near the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, region of France. It dates back to the 9th and 10th century and a large part of the building has also been demolished after the French Revolution. A great tourist attraction, this place is chosen by the monks to live and pray, and to be closer to the supreme God. A visit to Ganagobie Abbey will comfort your soul while you listen to the prayers of the monks. Take a look at our Forcalquier trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Ganagobie Abbey and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Own car park and a good 10 minute walk to the chapel past a large shop and toilet facility. Peaceful chapel with limited opening hours outside the Monks use. Lovely stroll to the left of the chapel...  more »
  • If you are in the area, don't miss it. A lot of green area very nice to spend few hours with friends or family if you bring your own food. Parking is relatively far from the church and the road is...  more »
  • Perfect place to find a positive energy.
  • A wonderful silent place - discover the impressive old church of the abbey. The floor is really remarkable. Stunning views of the Haute Provence.
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