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Abbaye des Chateliers

Historic site and monument ,  Religious heritage ,  Abbey ,  Monastery ,  Gothic ,  Roman ,  Classified in La Flotte
  • The oldest religious building of Île de Ré !

  • In the 12th century, Cistercian monks founded one of the largest abbeys in central and western France. Unfortunately, it was subjected first to attacks by the English and then to the ravages of the religious wars. After that, most of its stones were taken to construct the Fort de la Prée one kilometre away. The little that remains is nevertheless enough to conjure up a picture of its former splendour.

    You have the opportunity to visit the Abbey by your own or with a guide during a guided...
    In the 12th century, Cistercian monks founded one of the largest abbeys in central and western France. Unfortunately, it was subjected first to attacks by the English and then to the ravages of the religious wars. After that, most of its stones were taken to construct the Fort de la Prée one kilometre away. The little that remains is nevertheless enough to conjure up a picture of its former splendour.

    You have the opportunity to visit the Abbey by your own or with a guide during a guided visit organised by La Maison du Platin.

    Please contact Maison du Platin on 0033 (0)5 46 09 61 39
  • Environment
    • Sea view
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2024
    Open Everyday