Belloc Abbey

Urt, France

Belloc Abbey, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Belloc, is a Benedictine monastery located in Urt, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. It was founded in 1875.

The community, which comprises about 40 monks, follows the Rule of St. Benedict and belongs to the Subiaco Cassinese Congregation. The brothers offer the hospitality of their house to men, households and groups requiring silence or spiritual guidance.

To support themselves they principally make the ewes' milk cheese Abbaye de Belloc. Among other activities they also undertake illumination and calligraphy and run a bookshop open to the public.



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La Côte, Urt, France
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Founded: 1875
Category: Religious sites in France

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C P (10 months ago)
Lieu reposant et propice à la méditation. Que ce soit pour une retraite ou juste une visite vous y serez très bien accueilli par la communauté monastique.
Jacqueline Houal (11 months ago)
Very beautiful place for a spiritual meditation. I recommend
Alexandre Kelsick (11 months ago)
A haven of silence, beauty, and wonderful spiritual song by the monks. Surrounded by wonderful fields and delightful villages.
cherJean Major (12 months ago)
Vincent PÉTRÉ (4 years ago)
Suddenly time goes slowly! Great spot for introspection and discover amazing cheeses (Ossau-Iraty) made by monks.
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