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Fontenay Abbey
Montbard 21500

Phone: 03 80 92 15 00

GPS coordinates :
N 47° 38' 22.6" , E 4° 23' 21.57"

- 5 km from Montbard TGV station (Paris - Montbard: 66 minutes). Taxis and Bike rental available: check FAQ

- By the A6 motorway (exit Bierre-les-Semur): 80 km from Dijon and 250 km from Paris

Fees include visit of the Abbey, its gardens and the lapidary museum.
Entrance fee may change - Please check this Internet site before your visit.

Individual Rates Entrance fee Guided Tour
• Standard Rate
11,00 € +3 €
• Below 12yr with game booklet
8,00 € +1 €
• Reduced price*
9.00 € +3 €
• Below 6yr
Free Free

 *Students, job seekers, hikers (FFR members) / Professional rate: CEZAM, Religious,teachers, tour guides, journalists.
Upon presentation of proof

If you want a private guided tour (from 2 to 14 people):
Entrance fees at group rate and guide package: € 125 - By reservation only 
(Guided Tour possible in French / English / Deutsch / Italien) 


Group rates (15 people minimum)
Entrance Fee
• Standard Rate
9.70 €
• Below 12yr*
6.40 €
• Students* and unemployed* 7.00 €

Guided Tour for Groups: Entrance fees at group rate and guide package: € 110 (from 15 to 50 personnes) - By reservation only -  please contact us on our contact page

You may either visit by yourself in which case a explanatory map is provided to each visitor in the group, or visit with your own guide, or with a guide from Fontenay (reservation needed).

Free entrance:
School Groups: free entrance for 1 adult for 20 students.
Associations, tour operator, student groups (below 26yr): free entrance for the guide and the bus driver.

* Please note that a proof will be requested

Porterie de l'abbaye de Fontenay


Until March 31, 2022, Fontenay Abbey is open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for free visits  (without reservation) or as part of a private guided tour (by reservation).
From April 1 to November 11, 2022, Fontenay Abbey can be visited from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as part of a free visit or a regular guided visit in french without prior reservation.
Regular visit times: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

(For more Useful Information, please check FAQ)

The Abbey is open every day of the year (not weekly closing):

Please note that the last tickets are sold 30 minutes before closing time.


- Opening times may change in low season - Please check this Internet site for updates before scheduling your visit
- Photographs (without tripod) and amateur movies allowed.

- Singing and drawing need prior agreement.

- Binoculars prohibited.


Abbaye de Fontenay
21500 Marmagne
Tél. : +33 (0)3 80 92 15 00

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