The Cloister, The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and his Eardrum
L'abbaye de Moissac est connue mondialement pour les chapiteaux de son cloître et son monumental, véritables des chefs d'œuvre de l'art roman. Etape sur les Chemins de Compostelle, elle est inscrite à ce titre au patrimoine mondial par l'UNESCO.
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
dsio.detail.accessibilite : Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs.
WC + grab handle + adequate space to move.
Site, building partially accessible
Spoken languages : German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
All year round, daily.
Prices & payment
Reduced price: 4.50 €
Adult: 6.50 €
Group adults: 14 €.
- Bank/credit card
- Travellers Cheque
Equipement & services
- Educational visits
- Guided tours
- Children's entertainment
- Temporary exhibition
- Entertainment evenings