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Abbaye Notre Dame de Ganagobie

Prieure de Ganagobie | Ganagobie, Forcalquier, France
+33 4 92 68 00 04
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Picnic + cultural visit

If you are in the area, don't miss it. A lot of green area very nice to spend few hours with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MarcoSpi61
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Castiglione d'Adda, Italy
a must see

notre dame de ganagobie is a masterpiece. anyone visiting the region should make it an imperative... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
tominprovence
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Forcalquier, France
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“mosaics” (4 reviews)
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Prieure de Ganagobie | Ganagobie, Forcalquier, France
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+33 4 92 68 00 04
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 not leveled (gravel road)....More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

notre dame de ganagobie is a masterpiece. anyone visiting the region should make it an imperative to see this church. the entry door is magnificent. romanesque carvings surround the wooden door, which in itself is beautiful. but the true treasure are the mosaic floors inside....More

Thank tominprovence
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

You can only visit the church (as many reviewers have said). It's a nice example of an abbey church but not exceptional. The doorway is interesting and the mosaic floor in front of the altar is worth seeing (I presume this has been extensively renovated).You...More

Thank S0crates
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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had to type the name of the Abbey in order for trip advisor to know the location. Was a beautiful day and had fantastic views. Also a festival going on which was very interesting to see. The gift shop is also very interesting and worth...More

Thank George R
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

The windy road is attractive, going up and down. Goning down it shows the view lots of times in many different angles. The site of cloister and church itself is amazing, even if you cannot go inside as we did, arriving at 1900 (church and...More

Thank Theo V
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Reviewed January 6, 2015

The drive up is an experience and worth the trip to see the vista once you've made it to the top. The Ganagobie monestary is so gorgeous and peaceful. Most of it is off limits but people do go on retreat here and I imagine...More

Thank Lori-Ellen S
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

Extensive trails allow you to explore the plateau. Make sure you visit the Abbaye's gift shop. Local products fill the shelves. It's a great excursion.

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nice. Worth a small detour, but not a trip. Very little is available to the tourist - you must be on a retreat to see most of the site. Gift shop is great, though.

1  Thank mimimoore2013
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Reviewed November 22, 2012

Ganagobie monastery We visited this monastery early in the morning (10am). It was a very steep switchback drive up to the Monastery but in Provence, if you want to visit a touristic site, they are usually perched on a mountain side somewhere up near the...More

1  Thank Vox-trotter
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

If you are driving in the Durance valley (A-51 motorway), take a break and visit the ancient medieval monastery of Ganagobie - north of Sisteron on the West side of the river. A short drive up from the local road leads into a still-active Benedictine...More

3  Thank Arizona-Senior
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