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The Abbey of Saint-Martin's of Canigou...

 

http://stmartinducanigou.org/index_UK.php

The abbey of Saint-Martin-of-Canigou was founded in 1005 by the Count Guifred Cabreta, Count de Conflent and of Cerdagne, with collaboration of his/her young Oliba brother, Abbot of the bédictine Abbey of Saint-Michel-of-Cuxa and promoter of Trève-God in 1027.
November 13, 1009, the Bishop of Elne came to devote the first part of the church. With this occasion, the Count Guifred and all the notable ones of the area made the monks new abbey of the sumptuous gifts, especially out of fertile grounds in plain and in forests in the mountain. The second left the church was devoted in 1026.
The abbey of Saint Martin of Canigou
is managed par the religious community of Béatitudes
Postal address: 2 rue du Canigou. 66820. CASTEIL.
Tel.: 33 (0)4 68 05 50 03
Email:______stmartin@béatitudes.org
Internet site of the Community of the Blisses
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....L'abbey St Martin is accessible by a pedestrian way
( duration 40 minutes) and visits itself...
TIME TABLES... June 1 at September 30 / Schedules of each visit
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Monday
and non-working
Morning 10.00
11.00
12.00
10.00
11.00
12.00
10.00
11.00
12.00
10.00
11.00
12.00
10.00
11.00
12.00
10.00
11.00
12.00

10.00
12.30

Afternoon 14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00

14.00
15.00
16.00
17.00

TIME TABLES... and of October 1 at May 31 (*)

Monday (**) Tuesday (**) Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
and non-working
Morning 10.00
11.00
During this period the abbey is closed Tuesday ! 10.00
11.00
10.00
11.00
10.00
11.00
10.00
11.00

10.00
11.00

Afternoon

14.00
15.00
16.00

14.00
15.00
16.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
14.00
15.00
16.00
(*) Caution!!! the Abbey is closed all the month of january.
closing of Tuesday will be replaced by Monday

 

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