Abbaye Royale de La Réau

This abbey provokes astonishment thanks to its original decor, letting you imagine that the monks have gone for a walk and that you can take the opportunity to discover their daily life and that of the families who have lived there since 1824.
In Saint-Martin l'Ars, in a site of breathtaking beauty, the Royal Abbey of La Réau awakens and tells its story... Come and "live the story", discover and share a visit with your family. surprising,
Discover the Monument Game "Save the Réau" animation and the new features:
- Treasure hunt for pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela. Starting from 7 years old. €3 combined with the visit or the Monument Game.
- Discovery of the wild bees of the Abbey (free)
- Temporary exhibition (free): "Images of women in Romanesque art in Poitou-Charentes"
- Restoration work on the roofs

Practical information

French, English
Pets welcome

The rates

2024 prices for visits
Adult From 8 to 17 years Under 8 years
Free visit €7,50 €5,50 Free
Guided tour (July and August) €9,50 €7,50 Free

2024 prices for activities (self-guided visit included)
Adult From 8 to 17 years Under 8 years
Monument Game €10 €10 Free
Treasure hunt €9,50 €7,50 Free
Bee animation €9,50 €7,50 Free


April 13 to June 30: Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. then from 14 p.m. to 17:30 p.m. In May we will be open on 8,9 and 20 as well.

July and August: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. then from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.

September: Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. then from 14 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.

October: 19, 20,26, 27 and 10 from 30:12 a.m. to 30:14 p.m. then from 17 p.m. to 30:XNUMX p.m.

November: 1, 2 and 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. then from 14 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.


Conditions of visit: Free visit, Guided visit
Languages ​​spoken for the visit: French, English

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Further information

Location: In the countryside, More than 20 mins from the train station, By the lake or body of water, By the river, In the forest, Isolated
Type of site/monument/small heritage: Abbey, Chapel, Cloister, Convent, Cross, Church, Fortified complex and ramparts, Monastery, Mill, Dovecote, Priory, Well, Ruins and vestiges, Archaeological site, Site of a historical event, Tower
Type of additional equipment: Park / garden, Small rural heritage
Services : Shop, Wi-Fi
Facilities: Accessible for pushchairs, Picnic area, Coach parking
Activity: Specific thematic animation, Workshop for adults, Workshop for children, Temporary exhibitions, Sound and Light
Payment Methods: Payment cards, Bank and postal cheques, Holiday vouchers, Cash
Royal Abbey of La Réau
2 La Reau Road
The network

An activity "Expériences Famille" is available here

Investigation and Escape game

Monument Game: Save the Réau

From 7 years History

Save the Royal Abbey of La Réau

Enemies on the horizon! Fortunately, the attackers of the Royal Abbey leave you all morning to visit your...

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