Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Abbey of Saint-Savin is a real treasure. Enjoy an unique visit, discovering the largest set of murals in Europe (11th-12th centuries) and an important laboratory of innovations over the centuries. Multimedia interpretation rooms, monks' cells, refectory, monastic garden, Abbot's home... : the abbey will reveal all its secrets ! Carried by audacity since its foundation, the Abbey of Saint-Savin continues to surprise...
Guided tours : a visit in french of the abbey with its history, its architecture and its murals will no longer hold any secrets for you !
With the digital tablet : experience an interactive trip to the Abbey of Saint-Savin ! With a touch pad, discover our new fun and educational visit, for an experience as close as possible to history.
For your own comfort during your visit and to guarantee your safety within the abbey, wearing a protective mask is compulsory during the entire visit. We also advise our visitors to come with their own headphones for the audio tours and digital tablet visits (possibilities to hire headphones and to buy a protective mask at the welcome desk).
at the abbey
IN SEPTEMBER AND IN OCTOBER - OPENING TIMES :
Monday to Saturday : 10AM-12AM and 2PM-6PM
Sunday : 2PM-6PM
GUIDED TOURS :
Monday to Saturday : 10.30AM, 2:30 PM and 4PM
Sunday : 2.30PM and 4PM
In case of religious events in the abbey, the guided tour of the church is cancelled. However, we propose you an alternative guided tour of the monk's building : let's discover the secret monk's life ! (visit in French)