Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontenay, Fontenay (Côte-d’Or) | Via Lucis Photography


Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontenay, Fontenay (Côte-d’Or) | Via Lucis Photography.

At the beautiful Cistercian abbey of Fontenay, it is possible to see the austere perfection that embodied the reform monastic views of Bernard of Clairvaux.  No carved capitals or elegant embellishments distract the eye – nothing but the purity of an aesthetic motivated by belief.

Cloister of the abbey at Fontenay

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