The Notre-Dame-de-l’Annonciation abbey in Le Barroux, founded in the 20th century, is an abbey of Benedictine nuns located in Le Barroux in the department of Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France.

The monastery has around thirty nuns.

In 1979, four young girls around Mother Élisabeth de La Londe (January 1, 1922 – December 23, 2015) founded a new Benedictine community near the Sainte-Madeleine du Barroux abbey which is dedicated to the Virgin of the Annunciation. After purchasing land in 1987, the community embarked on work which would enable the erection of a brand new monastery. The community was canonically recognized in 1989 following the Motu proprio known as “Ecclesia Dei”. The foundation as an abbey was established in 1992.

Address: La Font de Pertus, 84330, Le Barroux, France


Saturday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM
Sunday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 3:30–5:15 PM
Monday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM
Tuesday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM
Wednesday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM
Thursday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM
Friday 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, 2:30–5:15 PM

Phone: +33 4 90 65 29 29

Shortest distances by car

From Paris: 6 hr 46 min (695 km) via A6 and A7

From Marseille: 1 hr 27 min (124 km) via A7

From Nice: 2 hr 57 min (283 km) via A8

From Toulouse: 3 hr 44 min (376 km) via A61 and A9

From Monaco: 3 hr 10 min (306 km) via A8

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