photo: Meinrad Tomann

                                        

                                                           

                            name

Sénanque

                     latin name

Sinanqua (= de sana aqua)

                        founded

1148

                  inhabited by

monks

               primary abbey

Cîteaux

                mother abbey

Mazan

           daughter abbeys

                          monks

1152 Chambons, les

1365 Avignon

                  dissolved in

1791

               reinhabited in

1854

 

                dispersed in

1880

           reconstituted in

1927

                 affiliated to

Ordo Cisterciensis

 act. father immediate

Lérins

 act. daugther abbeys

                       monks

Lérins (1868)

 

                     to visit

                    address

 

 

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque

84220 Gordes

France

                       phone

[+33] (0) 4 90 72 02 05

                           fax

[+33) (0) 4 90 72  07 45

                         email

communaute@senanque.fr 

                     internet

www.senanque.fr