Abbaye cistercienne de villelongue

Useful informations

planfrance20 minutes from Carcassonne and Castelnaudary
10 minutes from the exit of Bram's freeway
10 minutes from the Port on the canal du midi in Bram
6 minutes from Montolieu Village du Livre

Point GPS : N43° 18' 17''/ E2° 10' 00''


The Abbey Boutique

In the recently refurbished boutique Marie welcomes you with a range of items :

  • Boutique Cistercian Abbey of Villelonguenumerous publications related to Citeaux and the Cistercian architecture and monuments, to the Cistercian Order as well as to life in an Cistercian abbey etc.
  • many publications on medieval and more recent gardens and on plants, as well as on the gourd and squash family
  • mouldings of the architectural details and capitals of the Abbey of Villelongue, postcards, CD recordings of classical music ranging from the Middle-Ages to the present day
  • Times and periods of opening during the year
  • From 1st april to 30 june and september : Open Wednesday to Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closing possible some Saturdays at 4 p.m. - inquire
  • From the 1st July to 31st August
    Every day :
    2pm - 6.30pm
    (Saturdays until 4pm – last visitors will be admitted 30minutes before closing time)
  • By appointment on other days:


  • Adults : 6 €
  • Children : 1 € (from 6 to 16 years old)
    Free of charge for children under 6 and the members of the Association of the Friends of the Abbey of Villelongue
  • Group entrance :
    From 10 visitors in a group : unguided visit : 5 €
    From 30 visitors in a group : guided visit 5 € per person with a flat fee of 70€

Animals are not admitted


Association des Amis de l’Abbaye de Villelongue
Abbaye de Villelongue
7-9 Hameau de Villelongue
11170 Saint Martin le Vieil
Tel :
Email :
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