Eglise Abbatiale Saint-Robert

The church was built to house the tomb of Pope Clement VI and includes 144 sculpted medieval stalls, a Flamboyant Gothic rood screen, a 17th century organ and a magnificent 15th century mural "the danse macabre".

Description

A 14th century Gothic church that was part of an abbey founded in the 11th century. Free visit.
Open all the year round except for Sunday morning (celebration of Mass) from 9 am to 6 pm and except during the Festival de Musique in august.
Guided visits by the Brothers of St John (1 hour) from May to October every weekend and from 1 July to 15 August every day, according to demand.
For groups, guided visits all the year round on reservation
Tourist Information Office : 04 71 00 01 16
or at the Sainte Marie Priory : 07 63 93 28 60
Included also in the museum tour of the abbey for about 2 hours of visit from april to november (cloister, tapestries from 16th century, salle de l'écho...)

Multiledia

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Themes

  • Religious heritage
  • Abbey
  • Cloister
  • Church
  • Organ
  • Bell tower

Prices

Free

Free entry.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Opening

From 01/10/2021 to 31/05/2022, daily between 9 am and 6 pm.

From 01/06 to 31/10/2022, daily between 9 am and 7.30 pm.

From 01/11/2022 to 31/05/2023, daily between 9 am and 6 pm.

Address

Place de l'abbaye
43160 La Chaise-Dieu