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Chartreuse Saint Sauveur


Avenue Vézian Valette
12200 Villefranche-de-Rouergue

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A listed monument, an unmissable site in the region, is a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic architecture from the XNUMXth century. During the visit, you will discover the large cloister, one of the largest in France, the small cloister, the chapel...

Built at the gates of the city from 1452 thanks to the testamentary legacy of a wealthy draper merchant from Villefranche, Vézian Valette, the monastery of the Chartreuse St Sauveur allows you to understand how the monks lived within a chartreuse and to admire this precious heritage: the small cloister, a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art, the chapel and its magnificent historiated stalls, the refectory, the large cloister against which the hermitages once stood and which surrounds the cemetery and the secrets of the community...

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Come and discover the Monastery differently : A treasure hunt Mystery at the Chartreuse for families is available free of charge at the monument reception, ask for it!

And also  "Investigation at the Chartreuse" : Life-size Cluedo! A survey to be carried out with family or friends… Duration: about 2 hours. 3 euros for the booklet, available at the entrance to the monument.

Registration recommended at

GROUPS: all year round by reservation

ACCESS for people with reduced mobility: partial access: a few steps.

We speak: English, Spanish, Italian


  • Abbey
  • Chapel
  • Chartreuse
  • Cloister
  • Convent
  • Church

Location details

  • Downtown
  • Near a GR
  • Near a GR


Minimum group size: 21 person(s)

Maximum group size: 21 person(s)


  • Adults
  • Schools
  • For all


Prices Min. Max.
Individual for all ages - Normal rate
7 € -
Individual for all ages - Reduced rate
5.5 € -
Individual child - Reduced price for children
4.5 € -
Individual adult guided tour - Normal price
9 € -
Individual child guided tour - Reduced price
6 € -
Individual adult guided tour - Family guided tour rate
4.5 € -

Free - Aveyron Ambassadors
Free - Aveyron Ambassadors
Free - Speaker guides

Payment method

  • Check
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Credit card
  • Cash



  • Parking lot
  • Coach parking


  • Guided group tours
  • Guided tours
  • Free tour


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