This stark Burgundian monastery was founded by St Bernard in 1119. With its church, cloister, refectory, sleeping quarters, bakery and ironworks, it is an excellent illustration of the ideal of self-sufficiency as practised by the earliest communities of Cistercian monks.

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Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
France 
Category
Cultural
Name
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
Selection Criteria (?)
(iv)
Year of Registered
1981
Keyword
Abbey, Registered in 1981