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Touristic guide

ABBAYE D'ARTHOUS


785, Route de l'Abbaye 40300 HASTINGUES  (1 hour drive from Soustons)
Tél : 05 58 73 03 89

In this old abbey (17th and 18th centuries), visit the church of 12th century and an interactive museum to discover the historical heritage of the Pays d'Orthe from prehistory to the present.
Guided tour during high season (5 persons minimum)

www.arthous.landes.org


THE MONASTERY OF SORDE L'ABBAYE


10, Place Montgaillard   40300 ORTHEVIELLE (1 hour drive from Soustons)
Tél : 05 58 73 09 62

In the south of the Landes, by the gave d’Oloron river, on the way of St James, you can discover the church and the remains of the Abbey of St John in Sorde l’Abbaye. Founded in the 10th century, then reworked many times in the course of its history, this former Benedictine monastery is now open to the public for guided tours, during which you can see its chapter house, refectory, cloister, terrace overlooking the river and the exceptional cryptoportico, a 70 metre-long subterranean gallery ! The abbey church, for it’s part, has a superb Romanesque mosaic in its choir.

http//:monastere.paysdorthe.fr