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

F - 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