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Lucerne Abbey


The Abbey was built in the latter half of the 12th century and restored in the 15th and 17th centuries. In these picturesque, shady surroundings stand Romanesque buildings, their sobriety and rigour expressive of the Cistercian spirit. The group is dominated by an Anglo-Norman tower, presaging the Gothic architecture to come. 

Nestled in the hollow of the Thar Valley since the 12th century, the Abbey of La Lucerne has undergone notable conservation and restoration works over the last 50 years.

This ensemble is striking for its intimacy and the power of its history, driven by passion-inspired men. The perfect architectural purity of the Norbertine buildings, flooded with light, and the authentic conservation of their surroundings, make for a deeply moving experience.


Distance from the Château de Boucéel

26 km

29 minutes by car