Abbaye de Clairmont - Le Genest-Saint-Isle
Founded in 1152 by Bernard of Clairvaux in the countryside, the Clairmont Abbey or Clermont Abbey in a very pure Cistercian model of architecture.Founded in 1152 by Bernard of Clairvaux in the countryside, the Clairmont Abbey or Clermont Abbey is a very pure Cistercian model of architecture. .
From the 12th to the 15th century, the Abbey was the Lords of Laval's necropolis.
A wide part of its original building is still visible. The wide and impressive abbey church, the cellar, the laybrothers' refectory and the gatehouse are on the French Historical Monuments' list.
Open to visitors all year. Guided tour for groups on booking.
-Opening hours: 7 days a week, from 9am to 6pm (9am to 5pm in winter)
-In July and August, guided tour every Sunday at 6pm.
- Guided visits (groups only)
- Guided visits
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