Monastir del Camp

Passa, France

Monastir del Camp ('The Monastery Camp') was, according a legend, founded by the request of Charlemagne after his victory over the Saracens in 785. Historically, the Priory of Monastir del Camp was founded in 1116 by the Augustine canons to the premises of Artal II , bishop of Elne. Thereafter, the priory became a Benedictine monastery, which will remain in operation until 1786.

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Founded: 1116
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Poncet Federic (5 months ago)
Under restoration, this site is very interesting and calm. The seats are friendly. I recommand it.
Chantal Polfer (6 months ago)
Great welcome by a passionate lady Your good time
Flo (6 months ago)
Magnificent visit, an atipical place and a most friendly welcome from the owner, a moment out of time of the most appreciable ...
Marco Sta (6 months ago)
Very nice discovery, and everything is not yet accessible, thank you very much, to the person, the soul of the place, who knew and knows so much that she will tell you with pleasure
Francis Rossi (7 months ago)
It is very beautiful and very interesting to see. There is a lady who only speaks French, but she gives you some documents also in English that explain the whole story in great detail. The visit is 3 euros per person.
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