The Abbey of St. Peter in Montmajour was a fortified Benedictine monastery built in the 10th - 18th century

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Montmajour Abbey, Arles

The Abbey of St. Peter in Montmajour was a fortified Benedictine monastery built in the 10th - 18th century.

The Abbey of St. Peter in Montmajour was a fortified Benedictine monastery built in the 10th - 18th century. It was an important pilgrimage site during the Middle Ages, and the site of a Maurist monastery in the 18th century. It is noted for its unfinished church and rock-carved graves. The abbey and the landscape around it are the subject of several works by Vincent van Gogh, created during his stay in Arles from February 1888 to April 1889.


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About Montmajour Abbey

 Route de Fontvieille, 13200 Arles, France

 +33 4 90 54 64 17

Montmajour Abbey and Nearby Sights on Map

Emplacement de La Maison Jaune de Van Gogh

The Yellow House on Place Lamartine may have been bombed by the Allies and levelled during World War II, but it has been immortalized by Van Gogh in his eponymous painting

Porte de la Cavalerie

The two round towers of the Door of the Cavalry are located at the northern entrance of the city centre

Fontaine Amédée Pichot

The Fontaine Amedee Pichot was built by Pierre-Amédée Pichot between 1884 and 1887 to commemorate the friendship between his father the journalist Amédée Pichot and the painter Paul Balze

La Tour des Abbés

Point de vue sur les Alpilles

Les Deux Lions

Barbegal Aqueduct and Mill

Arènes d'Arles

The Roman Amphitheatre Arenes d'Arles is one of the major attractions in the city, dating back to 90 AD

Alyscamps

Alyscamps is an ancient burial site and early Christian cemetery, along the terminal segment of the Aurelian Way from Rome

Musée Reattu

The Réattu Museum is a museum of fine arts housed in the studio of artist Jacques Reattu, that was built in the 15th century as the Grand Priory of the Order of Malta