Founded in 1098, the Abbaye de Cîteaux is a historically important abbey located south of Dijon, France. It is the mother house of the Cistercian monastic order, which is named for the abbey.

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Go Historic ID
319189
Names
Cîteaux Abbey
Cîteaux Abbey
Dates
1140-93

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Cîteaux Abbey - Saint-Nicolas-les-Cîteaux, France