A Cistercian abbey and 24th daughter house of Clairvaux, it was founded in 1135 by St. Bernard.
Reconstructed by monks in the 18th century, it was sold as a national asset at the French Revolution, becoming a cotton spinner
business and holiday residence. In the 19th century it became a prison for women and the famous anarchist Louise Michel was held here. It then became a farm camp for underage delinquent boys.
It is now a cultural centre with a thriving music programme.
From January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
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