Our reception team speaks French and English

Opening times

– From 1 February to 31 March,open Tuesday to Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
– From 1 April to 1 November,open every day from 10:00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m.

– From 2 November to 21 December,open Tuesday to Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Opening times subject to change
Group visits possible outside opening times, by reservation.
Last access 30 mins before closing.


Visit of the monument
€ 8 / € 5
Children under 12 : free

Reduced rate to 12-25 year olds, students, jobseekers, RSA beneficiaries, disabled people, holders of the Pass’Noirlac,
holders of the Jacques Cœur route pass, Crédit Agricole members, MGEN members.

The Pass’Noirlac, priced at €20 gives free access to visits of the monument
and a reduced rate on the various events of the season.

Free visit to the monument for young people enrolled
in the Yep’s scheme and one accompanying adult.

Free access to visits and events in the abbey for young people aged 15 to 18,
holders of the culture pass within the limit of the credit available.

Discover Noirlac at your own pace (1 hour)

Discover Noirlac Abbey on one of our self-guided visits (1h).  With a leaflet available in 6 languages (F, D, ES, EN, I, NL) and in Braille, you’ll be able to roam around freely at your own pace.
Download the tour guide in English

With the family visit booklet (in French), you’ll enjoy a fun-packed tour for all ages. Guided by a mischievous little lizard, use your sense of observation to solve puzzles. Ask for the booklet at the reception, it’s free.

Guided tour

With a guided tour (in French) you’ll be able to see the abbey through the eyes of one of our guides who are passionate about the Abbey and its area and you will soak up the history and architecture
of this exceptional site

From February 1st to March 31st
weekends at 2:30 pm

From April 1st to November 1st
weekends, holidays, and every day of school vacations in zone B, at 10:30 am, 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

Attention, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May,
due to the event Les Futurs de l’Écrit,
guided tour proposed at 10:30 am
and short historical commentary at 2.30 pm and 4 pm.

From November 2 to December 21
weekends, holidays, and from Tuesday to Sunday of the school vacations, at 2:30 pm

Guided tours for groups are possible at other times, bookable in advance, for an additional charge.

Please note that the guided tours on 12 July, 23 August and 25 October at 10.30 am and on 30 April and              1 October at 2.30 pm have been replaced by thematic tours. Information at the reception desk.

Partial access for disabled people.
Please contact +33 (0)2 48 62 01 01 for more information.

These visits can be supplemented by a self-guided discovery tour of the Noirlac bocage farmland with the “Balade ENS18” app (in French). Download here for google Play Store (Android 5.0) or Download here for Iphone (iOS 9.0)


Find out all about our themed visits of the Abbey, our workshops and events here

Payments accepted


In Noirlac, to park as close as possible to the abbey,
click here and follow the indications.