It is in the green and peaceful setting that stands the Sainte-Trinité abbey of Lucerne, a medieval monastic centre founded in the 12th century. The abbey is open to the public and visit highlights include the Romanesque abbey church, cellars, lavatorium, refectory and Hosts room.
The Lucerne abbey
Founded in 1143, the Sainte-Trinité abbey of Lucerne offers visitors one of the most complete sets of medieval architecture Norbertine. Saved from certain ruin by Father Lelégard (1925-1994), the abbey of La Lucerne enjoys spectacular restoration since 1959. Nestled in the wooded valley of the Thar, the abbey was preserved in its environment authentic. This whole novel is dominated by an Anglo-Norman tower that announces Gothic architecture. Visitors discover the gatehouse with the bakery and the justices of the rooms, the abbey, refectory, cellars, the room of Hosts, the loft and, outside, the park with the water and the door of the East the abbey house with the pond, the south gate and the mill.
Opening dates: from 1 April to 30 September; during the school holidays of All Saints. All year for groups by reservation.
Opening hours: 10am to 12pm and from 14h to 18h30 (17h in March, October and November).