Introduction

 

La Tourette was built between 1953 and 1960 in Eveux (near Lyon) and is the last major work of Le Corbusier in France. The strength, the richness and the complexity of the masterpiece is so extraordinary that in 1986 it was chosen by French architects as the second most important modern architectural project, the Centre Pompidou in Paris designed by Piano and Rogers being number one.

 

Who are we ?

The priory Holy Mary of La Tourette houses a Dominican community of twelve friars. Coming to the convent is about sharing experiences in harmony exchanging with visitors.

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Your stay

You are most welcome to stay as long as you want. Come and visit us for an unforgettable and unusual stay. Rooms must be booked in advance.

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Guided tours

The convent can be visited ONLY during guided tours which we are pleased to organize for you. The park and area around are accessible throughout the year.

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Contact & Access

Find any information about how to get here, by train or by car and how to contact us. We are available for any further details from Monday to Saturday.

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