On the way to Saint-Jacques, the Abbey of St. Sever de Rustan is one of the most exciting architectural Hautes-Pyrenees. In Gallo-Roman origin, the site hosts an early Benedictine abbey. It promotes the birth of the fortified town which is fast becoming the capital of Rustan. The ancient Romanesque Abbey reaches us, over the years, such reconstructions of destruction in a ship stranded on the shores of Arros. All major architectural styles of the past millennium are present, the fullness of Romanesque splendors of the woodwork to Louis the 15th through the exuberance of the Baroque. The 18th century was its peak, this is called "Little Versailles in Gascony."
Guided tours daily from 9am to 12pm and 14pm to 18pm.
Closed on Monday morning, Thursday morning and Friday morning.