The Benedictine Abbey of Cluny extended its influence throughout Mediaeval Europe. The abbey church was the largest in the Western Christian world before the building of St Peter’s of Rome.
Apart from its prestigious historical and cultural heritage, the town is also a major pole in technological innovation. Virtual animations will bring the past back to life during the tour of the abbey and Cheese Tower. The diversity of the natural environment of Cluny also allows visitors to take advantage of different leisure activities such as cycling and rambling.
Take a stroll through the streets, journey into the past and imagine the time when Cluny was the light of the Western World.
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Cité Abbaye de Cluny
The Benedictine abbey of Cluny was founded in 910. Head office of more than thousand monasteries, it radiates during all Middle Ages on the Occidental Europe.
The new version of "Cluny Vision", more fun and innovative has been implemented. Discover this novelty praising the touch pads at the Tourist Office for a city tour very rewarding!
La Tour des Fromages (Cheese Tower)
From the top of the Tour des Fromages, discover the magnificent view of the town, the abbey and the surrounding countryside.
The Mediaeval Town
As of 10th and 11th centuries, a prosperous town developed around the Abbey. The-quality of the architecture and decorative elements of the houses and the parish churches of Saint-Marcel and Notre...
It was built with the whole beginning of the 18th century under the impulse of the Cardinal of Bouillon, abbot of Cluny, according to a simple and functional architecture for its time with a main...
The National Stud
Between culture and sport, the horse under all its facets in Cluny
Cluny, Secret de Maisons
Unusual visits at the heart of Cluny
Discovery Rally of Cluny
"In the footsteps of Abbot Bernon"