From 01/04 to 31/10: 10am - 6pm
From 01/11 to 31/03: 10am - 5pm
Closed on 25/12 and 01/01
Exceptional listed Walloon heritage, the Villers-la-Ville Cistercian
Abbey is remarkably preserved since the 12th century!
its new reception-shop area with a wide choice of local products,
its interpretive centre and its new tour itinerary. Get a panoramic
180° view of all the Abbey. And immerse yourself in the past
with the Ardoise, the interactive augmented reality tablet! At
each of the 20 stations on your itinerary you can access a variety of
scripted multimedia content. Augmented reality breathes life back into
the architectural features and to people now dead.
The Abbey has 5
gardens of very different styles. The Jarden des Simples of Medieval
inspiration and the Jardin des Moines have medicinal plants from
yesteryear and today. The Jardin de la Pharmacie and the Jardin de
l'Abbé are two ornamental gardens. The fifth Abbey Garden touches the
senses and the olfactory one in particular.
Also visit the micro-brewery
and try the house-made beers. The micro-brewery opens its doors every
2nd Saturday of the month at 2pm, 3pm and 5pm for a 45-minute guided
Pass through the vineyard on a guided tour (1hr30)
every 1st Saturday in September at 14.30 and finish with a tasting.
the family of friends, explore Villers-la-Ville Abbey, its architecture,
its history, its gardens and its animals!
The Abbey launches two
annual subscription packages (unlimited access to the Abbey for one
year as of the date of purchase. These subscription packages save their
holders money from their second visit on):
- The Personal Pass
The Family Pass.