A 12th century abbey

Welcome to a unique place under the Provence sun

Nestled on the heights of Salon-de-Provence, the Abbey of Sainte Croix dates back to the 12th century and is located in the heart of twenty hectares of garrigue, providing an incredible view of the Alpilles valley and the surrounding countryside. Its authenticity offers a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

An intimate destination, our Maison will delight you with its charm for a meal, a few days of relaxation, or a moment of well-being.

Our establishment adapts to your desires for exceptional events such as weddings, birthdays, photo shoots, or corporate seminars.

Welcome to the Abbey of Sainte Croix, a true promise of the art of living in Provence.

Annual closure from Monday, January 1, 2024, to Tuesday, February 6, 2024. After this reopening, our restaurant will be closed on Sundays and Mondays until Sunday, March 24, 2024.

Opening of our outdoor pool from mid-May to mid-October depending on weather conditions. Our pool is exclusively reserved for hotel guests.

A word from the director

Hello, welcome to your home! »Here in one sentence, the feeling we want to share with our hosts. With discretion, humility, simplicity, we want you to feel the Soul of this 12th century Abbey, with its “magic, mystical” side. A sense of hospitality, quality services, a smile and a good mood to appreciate this peaceful place suspended in time.

The whole team will be delighted to welcome you to provide you with a “ luxury retreat “.

The rooms & suites

Charming rooms with breathtaking views

The house’s 25 rooms and suites have retained the spirit of the Cistercian monks who once occupied the abbey and provide an atmosphere conducive to rest. Distributed in the different bodies of the Abbey, they are composed:

a large double bed or 2 single beds, flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, a telephone, a safe, desk, air conditioning, wardrobe / closet, bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, toilet.

They all have their own personality and a unique decoration which recalls the sober and peaceful character of the place. Each room has a different view of the valley, the terrace and its pine trees, the courtyard of the Romanesque Chapel or the gardens.

Tradition Room

Until2 personnes / Area:20m²

Standard rooms with a large double bed or 2 single beds. They are located in the former apartments of the Cistercian monks. Each room is atypical, with a view of the courtyard, the hill or the gardens.

Charm Room

Until2 personnes / Area:25m²

Superior rooms, consisting of a large double bed or 2 single beds. Comfortable and bright, they all have a small terrace with a beautiful view facing south.

Business Stage Room

Until1 personne / Area:20m²

Standard rooms with a large double bed. They are located in the former apartments of the Cistercian monks. Each room is atypical, with a view of the courtyard, the hill or the gardens.

Junior Suite

Until3 personnes / Area:32m²

Pretty suites with a large double bed and a single bed. Facing south, they all have a large furnished terrace with a beautiful view over the plain.

Luxury suite

Until5 personnes / Area:53m²

Family suites with a large double bed and 2 to 3 single beds. Spacious and pleasant, they all have a terrace with a beautiful view due south.
including 4 suites
12th century chapel
for your receptions
wellness area
with pool and treatments
Wifi Internet (free)
Air conditioner
Access for people with reduced mobility
Vast garden
Room Service (with supplement)
Flat screen TV
Pets welcome (with supplement)
Heated outdoor pool
Free private outdoor parking
2 seminar rooms

Privilege offers from L'Abbaye De Sainte-Croix

The special offers dedicated to the Abbey of Sainte Croix

Leisure and Relaxation Stay

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134 €
Offre pour 2 people

Gourmet stay

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248 €
Offre pour 2 people


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124 €
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Quest for well-being

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149 €
Offre pour 2 people

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Southern flavors on the most beautiful terrace in Provence

Chef Arnaud Benoit invites you to share a moment of pleasure around gourmet and emotional cuisine.
A gourmet and exotic escape; a tasty walk unique in Provence…
Stone vaults, French ceiling, comfortable armchairs; the decoration of the restaurant invites you to live a warm and timeless moment.

In summer, take advantage of the terrace where the tables are suspended above the plain of Salon de Provence. The horizon before you gives the impression of dining one-on-one with nature …

Wellness area

For a moment of absolute relaxation …

Meet at the Abbey treatment room, an ideal place for relaxation, for a timeless moment.

We offer various treatments and massages to revitalize, energize and relax you (non-therapeutic and non-medical treatments).

In summer, enjoy a moment of relaxation in our outdoor space, facing a panoramic view of the plain of Salon de Provence.

Business stage

With Garrigae, give yourself a gourmet break during your Business stopover at the Abbey of Saint-Croix …

The Abbey of Sainte-Croix welcomes you to its enclosure to spend a pleasant moment during your business stopover in Provence.
Because it is possible to combine work and pleasure, Garrigae offers you the time of your stay to succumb to one of our formulas reserved for professionals.

Tailor-made organization of your seminar at the Abbey

Professional events

It is in a unique, authentic and refined environment, ideally located between Aix en Provence, Avignon, Marseille and the Alpilles, that the Abbey of Sainte Croix opens its doors to you. for your professional event.

We are at your disposal to offer you a personalized study and meet all of your needs for the organization of your meetings, symposia, conventions or events. </ p >


Your unique wedding in a magical setting

Nestled on the heights of Provence, is a peaceful place suspended in time …
Old stones loaded with stories, crossed ribs, Romanesque chapel, panoramic terraces offering a majestic view of the Pays Solonais …. a unique place for exceptional events
The Abbey of Sainte Croix is the perfect place for a unique and private event.

The region

Located between the Alpilles and the Luberon …

The Abbey of Sainte Croix is part of a world-renowned cultural heritage:

  • natural and spectacular settings such as the Calanques, the Carrière de Lumières at Les Baux de Provence …
  • the vestiges of a fascinating history such as Arles and its famous arenas, Avignon and the Palais des Papes, Salon de Provence with the Château de l’Empéri and all the vestiges of Nostradamus …
  • traditions and a terroir to share and rediscover by visiting olive groves, markets, wine cellars …

Unmissable sites and activities

Discover the Bouches du Rhône and the great Provence:

  • hiking or cycling
  • wine and olive tasting
  • cruises in the creeks
  • golf tournament at Pont Royal
  • guided tour of cities such as Marseille or Aix en Provence known among other things for its 100 fountains …

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