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

Description

Moissac est connu mondialement pour sa prestigieuse abbaye Saint-Pierre dont les chapiteaux du cloître et le tympan de l'abbatiale sont classés à l'UNESCO au titre des chemins de Compostelle.
Moissac is known worldwide for its prestigious Abbey Saint Pierre whose capitals of the cloister and the tympanum of the Abbey church are on the UNESCO World Heritage list due to the Santiago de Compostela pilgrim route. The Abbey is home to 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: scenes from the three times of the Church (Old Testament, New Testament and life of the first martyrs) are represented on the 4 faces of the capitalsCloister (paying access): July to September: 10 am-7pm April to June and October: 10 am to 12 pm / 2 pm to 6 pm November to March: 1.30 pm to 5 pm Closed: January 1st and December 25th Guided tour every day at 2.30 pm - additional hours in season and subject to availability of guides Animals are not allowed inside the cloister (except guide dogs). We inform you that we no longer sell entry tickets 20 minutes before closing time. Abbey church (free access) 7 am - 7 pm every day except during funerals and services: Weekdays: 8.30 am: Laudes - 6.00 pm: Vespers (6.30 pm in summer) Saturday: 9 am and 6.30 pmSunday: 11 am and 5.30 pm Pilgrims, you cannot leave your bag inside the Abbey. The Maison des Pèlerins at 70m provides lockers from May to the end of September. Lockers are also available outside the cloister, on Place Durand de Bredons (ask for the keys at the reception of the cloister). Click HERE to take a virtual tour of the cloister

Spoken languages : French

Opening

All year round, daily.

Prices & payment

Reduced price: 4.50 €
Adult: 6.50 €
Group adults: 14 €.

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Location

The Cloister, The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and his Eardrum
Place Durand de Bredon
 82200 Moissac

Route & access

05 63 04 01 85

05 63 05 08 05

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