Thanks to an exceptional state of preservation, visiting the Abbey of Fontenay allows visitors to plunge into a monastic atmosphere of great simplicity and purity, as was the life of the Cistercian monks for six centuries, from the foundation of the abbey in 1118 to the French Revolution of 1789.
Abbey of Fontenay
Marmagne, 21500 Montbard
Website - tel : 03 80 92 15 00.
Full price / reduced price for an open visit : €10/ €7
Full price / reduced rate for a guided tour : €12.50 / €7.90
Open daily from April through October: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; November through March: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Guided tours (1 hour) are available from April through October. Outside this period, visits are open (not guided). A tour booklet is available in 7 languages.
Entertainment: June through September, the abbey schedules entertainment as part of the "Summer of Fontenay" event, including concerts, evening tours, exhibitions, sound and light shows ...
Services: lapidary museum, boutique of handicraft and souvenirs.