Opening hours

  • October to March: Monday to Saturday 2 p.m to 6 p.m
  • April to June: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m to 12.30 p.m and 2 p.m to 7 p.m
  • July to September: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m to 7 p.m

From July 17 to 24, tours adapt to the Festival de Saintes. Contact the store the day before your visit.

The Musicaventure visit never involves more than 50 people at a time, therefore a “COVID pass” is not necessary.


The Abbaye aux Dames, la cité musicale, welcomes you in complete safety, we apply all the required protective measures, in particular:

  • Regular cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and objects that are frequently touched
  • Toilets are disinfected every 4 hours
  • Optimisation of movement and fluidity of groups and individuals

Find the details of our hospitality protocol here

Prices : design your experience !

1h to 1h40 experiences: Acoustic Journeys / Acoustic Siestas / Audio-guide visits + a Carrousel Musical tour

Full price: € 10
Reduced* price: € 9
*Reduced price: groups of more than ten people, children and teens under 18, job hunters, the beneficiaries of minimum social benefits, holders of the “Pass découverte Saintes-Cognac” and the Guide du Routard, holders of the Crédit Agricole Cezam bank card for Crédit Agricole shareholders, Pass’ Culture 17.

Ten-minute experiences: Carrousel Musical, Virtual Festival

€3 per ride/ €10 for four rides

There are specific opening hours for the Carrousel Musical.

Given its many functions (religious, concerts, etc.), we cannot guarantee that the abbey will be accessible at these times. Contact us before your visit !

Horaires Carrousel Musical

From July 17 to 24, the Carrousel Musical schedules adapt to the Festival de Saintes. Visit the store the day before your visit.