Cluny, a spiritual and political capital in the Middle Ages, is now a major tourist and cultural attraction and a regional equestrian centre in the heart of the land of “Great Art and Good Living”.

The Abbey of Cluny

Cluny 2011

1100 years of history.

During the Workshop, you will live and work in the Cluny Abbey, which is a Benedictine monastery in Cluny, Burgundy, France. It was built in the Romanesque style, with three churches built in succession from the 10th to the early 12th centuries.

Founded in 910, the Benedictine abbey influenced western Europe throughout the Middle Ages. Visit of the transept, cloisters and 18th C monastery buildings. The visit of the abbey ends with the «Flour store» where you will discover a series of capitals evidencing the splendour of Cluny. A 3D film and augmented reality screen complete the real. Within the scope of the 1100th anniversary of Cluny Abbey, more than 130 exceptional works from all over the Cluniac world will be exhibited at the Farinier (Flour store) et Cellier (Cellar).

How to Get to Cluny…

 Take autoroute (motorway) A6, and exit MACON sud
Fly to either:
LYON Saint-Exupery or
GENEVA Interational Airport
Take train from PARIS Gare de LyonArrival Train Station: MACON LOCHE TGV (1h40)

Then, take bus to CLUNY (~20-30 minutes)

From Lyon, arrival train station MACON VILLE

Take bus from either the MACON LOCHE TGV (~20 minutes) or MACON VILLE (~ 30 minutes) train station

For more info, Cluny’s Turism office