A great cultural event to mark the 900th anniversary of the creation
of the Abbey at CADOUIN.


Des Choeurs pour Cadouin 2015


This year – 2015 - will be the 900th anniversary of the creation of the Abbey at CADOUIN. A great cultural event is envisaged to mark this magnificent occasion, including a wonderful concert to be held in the Abbey.

The programme to be performed by choir & orchestra will include :.

TE DEUM by M.A.Charpentier

We know that some of you have already learnt and performed at least one of these works and so we would like to invite you join us, to take part in this wonderful musical event.
This concert tobe held on SUNDAY 18th October at 16h.30

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Les 900 ans de Cadouin

The Abbey of « Our Lady of the Nativity of Cadouin” is an ancient monastery created in 1115 by Géraud de Salles in the area of the old village of Cadouin.

The monastery became part of the Cistercian Order in 1119 and the abbey church was consecrated in 1154.

Nous fêterons ses 900 ans par un concert le 18 octobre 2015 ! .


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In 1115, the hermit Géraud de Salles founded, in the name of Robert d’Arbrissel, a community of monks in a valley away from the Dordogne Valley. .


Patrimoine de l'UNESCO

In 1998, Cadouin Abbey is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the pilgrim route to Compostella..