Opening hours, prices and access


Opening hours 2024 

06/02 to 02/04: Monday to Friday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm / Saturday and Sunday 2pm to 6pm.

03/04 to 30/04: daily, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.

01/05 to 24/09: daily from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm.

01/07 to 03/09: daily from 10am to 7pm, except Saturdays from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 4pm.

25/09 to 12/11: Monday to Friday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm / Saturday and Sunday 2pm to 6pm.

13/11 to 20/12: the abbey shop is open Monday to Friday from 2pm to 5pm.

Annual closure during the Christmas school holidays.

*Please note: during certain events (shows, concerts, room hire), the abbey’s opening and closing times may be subject to change.

Please contact 05 46 82 34 25 for further information.

Guided tour 

From 3 July to 1 September 2023:

  • mornings: tours available (except Saturdays and Sundays, 14 July and 15 August), please contact us .
  • Afternoons: 3pm and 5pm* (except Saturdays and Sundays 11 and 25 June and 30 July) with a minimum of 2 people.

*On Fridays, the 5pm visit is replaced by an activity in the medieval garden on the theme of daily life in the Middle Ages, which takes place at 4.30pm. No guided tour at 5pm on the days of the dramatised tours.

Please note: These times may be subject to change depending on attendance and/or cancellation due to events taking place within the abbey.

Please contact for further information.

Group visits (min. 15 people) : All year round by appointment for groups. Tailor-made and themed tours can also be arranged to suit your requirements.

Prices 2024

Individuals :

self-guided tour: €6/person

children: 3€ from 6 to 12 years old with games included (From 3 years old: “puzzle challenge”. From 5 years: “photo rally”. From 8/9 years: “treasure hunt”)

Free for children under 6.

Family pass: 2 adults + 2 children (aged 13 to 18): €20

Disabled person: 4€ / 1 accompanying person free

Supplement of 4€ per person for a guided tour.

Groups :

from 15 people

Self-guided tour: 5€/person

Guided tour: 8€/person.

(over 40 people: 7€/pers.)

“Gourmet” tour: please contact us.

Payment methods




20 km from Saintes, on the D137 towards Rochefort. Take the Beurlay exit and follow the signs.

12 km from Rochefort on the D733, 5 km from Saint-Agnant and Echillais.

30 km from Royan on the D733.

GPS coordinates :

latitude: N45°52’54.557

longitude: W 0°54’50.188”.

Trizay Abbey is close to La Vélodyssée, France’s longest cycle route!

The abbey shop offers a range of Saintonge farm produce, food and wellness products, as well as a cultural bookshop.