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Villers Abbey

The Abbaye de Villers (Villers Abbey), situated in the commune of Villers-la-Ville (Belgium) in grounds of more than 36 hectares, is a destination site imbued with history and emotion.

It was founded in the 12th Century, under the aegis of Saint Bernard. Today, its majestic ruins give a marvellous idea of the life of monks of the Cistercian Order.

What you can find here: over 850 years of history and lots of activities to suit all ages... theme-based, guided visits, family discovery walks, activity days, open air concerts and theatre, exhibitions, walks around the Abbey and more!

Monks' Refectory
Church
Church
The new panoramic 180º view of the ruins
Church (© Canal Zoom)
The Monks’ Garden
The Monks' Refectory in the winter
Guest House

New large-scale infrastructures!

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Come and (re)discover the Abbey thanks to its new large-scale infrastructures! A new reception area together with a new shop, an interpretation centre and a new visitor route. 

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