The interpretation center of the Abbey is now open in Saint Benoît sur Loire !

The project was born in 2010, to imagine and build this new cultural and touristic equipment. It has finally open the 9th of November 2019, right next to the basilica. It is dedicated to the history of the abbey of Fleury, to To learn more about its 1400 years of existence. It offers an interactive experience, temporary exhibitions and is built for visitors to have a nice view on the back of the Abbey, the chevet.

Discover the museum during a simple visit or a guided visit, with workshops and events about this heritage.






All year, The Belvedere’s tour guides welcome children and adults around events about this heritage : guided visits, workshops, conferences, tales…

Reservations by phone on +33 02 34 52 02 45 or by e-mail at


Temporary exhibitions

The temporary exhibition hall on ground floor ends your visit. Discover original and ancient pieces that made the history of the Abbey.

“La part du Lion” – Representation of the lion in the Abbey of Fleury (IXth – XIIth century) – until 26th of April 2020

“Le pavement du choeur de l’abbatiale de Fleury” – from the 12th of June to the 8th of November 2020


Workshops and thematic guided visits

To know more about the special events and workshop, please contact us.




  • 5€ 
  • 4€ half-price
  • Free for 12 year olds and younger


Opening hours

From the 1st of April to the 30th of September

  • Tuesday to sunday : 10 am to 1 pm / 2 to 6.30 pm

From the 1st of October to the 31st of March

  • Tuesday to sunday : 2 to 5.30 pm
  • Closed every sunday on november, december and january


  • Monday, all year
  • The 1st and 11th of November, and from the 23th of December to the 3rd of January.
  • Closed every sunday on november, december and january



+33 02 34 52 02 45