Abbaye et cloître de Montbenoit
Religious heritage

Abbaye et cloître de Montbenoit


Located in the Saugeais Republic, the Abbey of Montbenoît, founded in the 12th century by the Sire de Joux, is the best preserved medieval religious complex in the Doubs. 42 remarkable carved wooden stalls, 12th-15th century cloister, chapels, monks' kitchen. Since 2017, the visit of the Museum of the Saugeais Republic is included in the visit of the Abbey. Partner site of the Franche-Comté Mountains and Wonders Route.

Open all year round.
- Individual guided tours:
July/August: every day from 9.30am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 6pm. Duration: 45 minutes.
- Guided group tours: all year round by reservation at the Tourist Office (in French, English and German). Duration: one hour.
- From September to June, unguided tours with written commentary: during the opening hours of the Tourist Office (access to the monks' kitchen and the Musée de la République du Saugeais only with a guide). Duration: between 25 and 40 minutes.

- Individual rates (for the maintenance and restoration of the building): 6 €/ adult, 4€ / high school student and job seeker, 2€ / school student. Group rates (from 10 people): 4€ / adult, 2€ / schoolchild.

Abbaye et cloître de Montbenoit
Place de l'Abbaye
  • French, German, English
  • Credit card, Cheques and postal orders, Cash
  • Pets welcome
  • Parking
  • Toilettes
  • Shop
  • Room rental
  • Wireless service
Prices & Schedules Opening :

From 06/02/23 to 04/03/23

Prices :
  • Base rate - full rate adult : 6€
  • Rate for unemployed persons : 4€
  • Group rate : 4€
  • Children's group rate : 2€
  • Student's rate : 4€
Special opening conditions :

Masks must be worn (can be purchased on site). Maximum 40 people per guided tour or at the same time on a self-guided tour of the monument. Health pass required since August 9th.

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