Nestled in a wooded valley in Burgundy, the Abbey of Fontenay is a well-restored 12th-century Cistercian monastery founded by St. Bernard of Clairvaux.

Facts & Stats on Fontenay Abbey

Go Historic ID
318806
Names
Fontenay Abbey
Abbaye de Fontenay
Abbey of Fontenay
Dates
1139-47

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
21500 Montbard
Marmagne, France
Contact
+33 (0) 3 80 92 15 00

Resources for Fontenay Abbey

  1. Official Website of Fontenay Abbey Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Fontenay Abbey - Marmagne, France