Bonnefont Abbey

Proupiary, France

Bonnefont Abbey was founded in 1136 or 1137 and was a daughter monastery of Morimond Abbey. The land for monastery was donated by the Countess of Montpezat. During the French Revolution the abbey was dissolved.

Today only the tower from the 15th century, the gatehouse and parts of the wing from the 13th century are preserved. The church has been completely abandoned since 1856.


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Founded: 1136
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)


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Franck Martinez (3 months ago)
Interest no more. This place seems to me abandoned and not maintained
Jaume Illa (3 months ago)
There are few remains of the abbey, but the place has a special charm. The outside of the enclosure can be visited freely, which is appreciated. From June to September, you can see the old winery where there is an exhibition inside.
sylviane prat (9 months ago)
Very nice site ... gathering for wedding photos. I recommend
philippe nauche (9 months ago)
Habitant à proximité, j'ai fait connaître ce lieu à une amie toulousaine lors d'un weekend de portes ouvertes où elle y a d'ailleurs rencontré des amis. En cette abbaye tous les jeudis soirs de l'été, des chanteurs et musiciens viennent se produire en plein air à côté du jardin. Très intéressant et convivial. Un lieu chargé d'histoire où il ne reste malheureusement que quelques ruines des bâtiments. Le jardin est entretenu par des passionnés qui n'hésitent pas à vous expliquer les méthodes de culture de l'époque.
BOUDELLAL Malika (10 months ago)
Un lieu magique et une vraie merveilleuse surprise ! A visiter absolument. Equipe d'accueil formidable
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