photo: Frank Sasama

                                   

                                                            

                       name

Fontfroide

                latin name

Fons-Frigidus 

                founded in

1093

         cistercian since

1145

              inhabited by

nuns

           primary abbey

Clairvaux

            mother abbey

Grandselve

       daughter abbeys

 

Poblet (1151)

Valbonne (1242)

               dissolved in

1791

            reinhabited in

1858

      again dissolved in

1901

                       to visit

every day

                      address

 

 

 

Abbaye de Fontfroide

RD 613

F - 11100 Narbonne

France

                        phone

+33 (0) 4 68 45 50 71

                             fax

                         email

info@fontfroide.com

                      internet

www.fontfroide.com