A priory was first established on the site of Tournay Abbey in the 11th century, which became an abbey in the 17th century. It was suppressed during the French Revolution. A new abbey was founded in the 1930s in Madiran and was transferred to Tournay in 1952, the year after construction of a new monastery. The building was completed in 1958. The abbey remains active and houses a community of approximately 20 monks.



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Artigueher, Tournay, France
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Marie Consiglio (2 years ago)
L'accueil,la sérénité,les offices de ce lieu m'ont comblée.
Matthieu Rinjonneau (2 years ago)
Petite boutique où sont vendu des produits monastiques dont les célèbres patte de fruit. Le monastère est très beau et le calme y est respecté.
Bernard Janisset (2 years ago)
joli parc avec une belle rivière , une belle boutique de produits fabriqués par le monastère , et une très belle église , endroit parfait pour retrouver calme et sérénité .
Bénédicte Bourcart (3 years ago)
Paix Harmonie Beauté Accueil Source Ravitaillement Bonheur Calme bienfaisant Bonnes ondes Libre Dévotion Méditation Prière
Hai Nguyen (6 years ago)
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