Abbaye cistercienne de villelongue

Friend's Association of the Abbey

Presentation of the Association

The Association of the Friends of the Abbey of Villelongue was created in 1985 and now has 200 members. Its aims are :

French Abbey of Villelongue

  • to actively participate in the promotion of the Abbey as a tourist destination by organising visits, cultural and artistic events, concerts and exhibitions, as well as evening visits
  • to contribute to the preservation of the fabric of the monument and the indispensible restoration work to ensure the abbey's survival.

Prizes awarded to the association

  • 1998 - the PRIX DUMOUSSET of ancient French Houses for the restoration of the monument
  • 2000 - the PRIX ARCHITECTURE ET MUSIQUE for the hosting events in historic homes

Permanent benefits for members of the association

  • ouverture de l'abbaye de Villelonguea yearly newsletter
  • free entry to the abbey
  • invitations to exhibitions
  • reduced entrance for concerts


Despite financial help from a variety of institutions we need your support in order to bring to fruition the restoration of the abbey.

If you wish to become a member of L’ Association des Amis de l’Abbaye de Villelongue, please complete the membership form below and send it, together with your membership fee, to the address indicated.

Membership : from 20 euros €
Joint membership : from 30 €

Download the membership form


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