photo: Evelyn and Robert Wirth, from Wikipedia

                                         

                                                                 

                             name

Orval / Guldendal

                      latin name

Aurea vallis / S. Petri

                      founded in

approx. 1070 OSB

               cistercian since

1132

                    inhabited by

monks

                primary abbey

Clairvaux

          first mother abbey

Troisfontaines

             daughter abbeys

Düsselthal (1701)

                    dissolved in

1793

                 reinhabited in

1927

                    inhabited by

monks

                     affiliated to

Ordo Cisterciensis Strict. Observ.

                  refounded by

Sept-Fons / (La Trappe)

actual father immediate

Westmalle (since 1946)

actual daugther abbeys

Clairefontaine

                              nuns

Brialmont

                           to visit

                          address

 

 

Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Orval

6823 Villers-devant-Orval

Belgium

                            phone

[+32] (61) 31 10 60

                                fax

[+32] (61) 31 55 95

                             email

webmaster@orval.be

                          internet

www.orval.be