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The Cloister, The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and his Eardrum

MOISSAC

Abbatiale Saint-Pierre et son tympan Place Durand de Bredon  ,
82200 MOISSAC
Tel. 05 63 05 08 05 Fax 05 63 04 27 10

 

Presentation



Moissac is known worldwide for its prestigious Saint-Pierre abbey whose capitals of the cloister and the tympanum of the abbey are classified in UNESCO under the paths of Compostela. The abbey houses many remarkable sculptures, including a spectacular Entombment. Sneak into the cloister and take your time to discover 76 exceptional capitals, which make this monument the oldest historiated cloister in the world: the scenes of the three times of the Church (Old Testament, New Testament and life of the first martyrs) are represented on the 4 sides of the capitals.
July to September: 10h to 19h

October and April to June: 10h to 12h and 14h to 18h

November to March: 14h to 17h

Closing on 25/12 and 1/01

* Closure of the ticket office 1 / 4h before closing

GUIDED TOURS
You can visit the cloister freely, thanks to a small booklet of visit, but we advise you to be accompanied in the discovery of the abbey: either by one of our guides-lecturers (duration of the visit: 1h30 approximately) or by an audio guide (45 min.)
Thematic and unusual visits are available all year round or by reservation.
Visits for groups are also possible in French, English, Spanish and German.

Animation program

See the schedules of guided visits.


+33 (0) 5 6 3 04 0 1 85




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Language(s) : français

GPS coordinates : lat. 44° 6' 19" - long. 1° 5' 4"

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