Chartreuse, Villeneuve lez Avignon

Founded by Pope Innocent VI in 1356, La Chartreuse is one of the largest and most remarkable monasteries of the Carthusian order. It comprises a church, three cloisters and forty cells, each with its garden and the chapel of frescoes, painted by Matteo Giovannetti who also painted the frescoes in the Palais des Popes. The Chartreuse is today one of the largest artists-in-residence venues in France.

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58 rue de la République
30400 Villeneuve lez Avignon

+33 490 15 24 24

Visit La Chartreuse in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon


From October 1st to March 31st from 10am to 1pm / 2pm to 6pm (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 15, 2023

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

-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

-By car
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

Horaires d'ouverture


- From mid-October to mid-April
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

- From mid-April to mid-October
Tuesday to Sunday, 9.30am to 6.30pm

- July and August
every day from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm

Last ticket issued 1/2 hour before closing time.

Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 November and 25 December.
Open on Easter Monday


- mid-October to mid-April
Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

- mid-April to mid-October
Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 6.30pm
Open including Sundays in July.

Thematic of the place

Musuems and monuments

Public price
Tarif unique : €8.00
Price with the pass
Tarif unique : Free

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