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Abbaye Villers-la-Ville (last signs of autumn)

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Abbey Villers-la-Ville

Abbey Villers-la-Ville · Villers-la-Ville

How to find us

at the entrance of the Abbey de Villers (ticket shop)

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Details

Finally, the location for the "Last signs of autumn" is set: let's stay away from the city centre and visit the impressive rouins of the Abbaye de Villers

The Abbey

The Abbaye de Villers (Villers Abbey), situated in the commune of Villers-la-Ville (Belgium).

Majestic ruins give a marvellous idea of the life of monks of the Cistercian Order and a lot of nice photo opportunities.

In grounds of more than 36 hectares, is a destination site imbued with history and emotion.

It was founded in the 12th Century, under the aegis of Saint Bernard. Today, its majestic ruins give a marvellous idea of the life of monks of the Cistercian Order.

What you can find here: over 850 years of history and lots of greet photo opportunities.

Photos! Photos!

Strolling through the ruins of this old Abbey will create some photographic chellenges like finding a good viewpoint or back-light conditions. A lot to try and to talk about.

A break

There is a Brasserie nearby where we will have a snack / drink.

How to get there

By car / car-sharing (preferred)

Use the comments to make some arrangements.

By train

Line no. 140 Ottignies-Charleroi.

Station: Villers-la-Ville (2 km from the Abbey)

Entrance fee

The regular price is 6€ (there are also discounts)