Founded by Pope Innocent VI in 1356, one of the largest and most remarkable monasteries of the Carthusian order with a church, three cloisters and forty cells, each with its garden and the frescoed chapel of the famous painter of the Palace of the Popes, Matteo Giovannetti. The Chartreuse is today also a major place of residence for artists ....
58 rue de la République
30400 Villeneuve lez Avignon
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OPENING HOURS AND DAYS
From October 1 to March 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Winter hours subject to change.
From April 1 to September 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Last entry: 30 minutes before closing
Note that the charterhouse is open every day except May 1, November 1 and 11, December 25 and from January 1 to January 16, 2022
For the Bookstore: From 11 a.m. until the monument closes. Closed on Mondays and Sundays
For the library Café: Tuesday to Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to the closing of the monument. From April to September, the café is also open on Sundays
GOOD TO KNOW
-Provision of tactile model translated into Braille
-Duration of the visit: about 1 hour
-Our animal friends are allowed. They must be kept on a leash
-Cycling home label
15 min from Avignon and the Palace of the Popes
30 min from the Pont du Gard
- A7, take exit “Avignon nord”, follow Avignon Centre then Villeneuve lez Avignon by crossing the bridge “Pont Daladier” then take a right in the direction Villeneuve Centre. Continue approximately 1 km then at the roundabout go straight, around the Fort Saint-André to the traffic light. The car park for La Chartreuse (3) is on your left.
- A9, take exit “Remoulins” follow Avignon then Villeneuve lez Avignon
Thematic of the place
Avignon City Pass, Musuems and monuments, Vaucluse Provence Pass