A place of silence and peace
Place of silence and prayer founded in 1183, bordered by a pond of 6 ha. In 2015, the Cistercian monks passed the baton to the community of Chemin Neuf who lives and prays in this place. 12th century church with recumbent and acoustic vases, 18th century building with a staircase of honor and classified salons, 19th century cloister.
Guided tours: Duration 1h15. 5 € / adult, free for children under 12 years old. Reduced price (12-18 years, students, job seekers): 3 €
At 4 p.m. on the :
– Sunday 13 November
– Sunday 4 December
– Sunday 22 January
On reservation at Tourist Office: 02 40 28 20 90
– on request at any time: for groups from 6p.
Opening hours for the services: week 7h30 (Tuesday 9h), 18h30, Eucharist 12h, / Sunday 18h30, Eucharist 10h30.
special hours in summer and Christmas and Easter
Store monastic and natural products : Wednesday to Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Road to Riaillé, 44 520 La Meilleraye-de-Bretagne – 02 40 55 26 00 – www.abbaye-melleray.com
Mobility impairment: Partially accessible. Accompaniment routinely recommended (slopes, uneven ground)
Abbaye Notre Dame de Melleray
44520 La Meilleraye-de-Bretagne, France
Tel.: +33 (0)2 40 55 26 00