The Carthusian monastery

The Carthusian monastery or charterhouse was founded in 1300’s by Pope Innocent VI. It is among the biggest and most remarkable charterhouses in France with its church, three cloisters, forty cells, gardens, and chapel painted with frescoes by Matteo Giovannetti, the famous artist who also embellished the Palace of the Popes. Its mission is now to host playwrights and drama groups in order to allow them to pursue their creative work and research. It is also the venue for performances, especially during the Festival d Avignon.

Facilities : bookshop, restaurant from June to August, library-café, 3D spaces, application game The Secret Doors or the Chartreuse.