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Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne
Saint Paulet de Caisson
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne - Saint Paulet de Caisson The Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne, inscribed on the list of historical monuments, was founded in 1204 by Guilhem de Vénéjan, bishop of Uzès, and rebuilt in the 17th century. It housed the Carthusian order until 1901.
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July-August: 10 am-7 pm
 
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Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne

Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne

Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne

After it was abandoned, it was bought in 1929 by the pastor Philadelphe Delord, who founded the Association for the Treatment of Victims of Tropical Diseases, and particularly for victims of leprosy. But since the treatments for leprosy became more and more effective, the Carthusian monastery needed a new vocation. It found one in 1975, when the Association decided to open a Center for Socio-Professional Reintegration and Readjustment. It was thus able to continue with its mission to give aid and support to people in difficult circumstances.
 
At present, the Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne has become a tourist site, offering tours of the monument, the forest, and its vineyard; it is also a place of residence, a cultural site, and a workplace.

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Carthusian Monastery of Valbonne
 
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