Lerab Ling Temple Visits
Located one hour from Montpellier, on the Escandorgue plateau, in a superb natural environment, Lerab Ling houses a magnificent Buddhist temple that is open to visitors from March to October. The temple is inspired, in all its aspects, by the best examples of architecture from Tibetan Buddhist monasteries of the Himalayas. A very beautiful statue of the Buddha, 7 meters high, can be admired there. The temple was inaugurated by the Dalai Lama in 2008.
1 hour from Montpellier (Hérault, south of France), 40 minutes from
Millau (Aveyron) and 15 minutes from Lodève, Le Caylar or Ceilhes.
Visits start: 17 March 2013 and end on 21 October 2013
1st Apr il to 30th September 2013
For the public: Regular visits every Sunday afternoon beginning at 2 pm. Last visit starts around 5 pm.
There is no visit on Sunday 2 June
from 21 October 2013 to March 2014
Closed to the public and to pre-booked groups.
From 11am to 5.30pm
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Please note: It is not possible to visit the site or the temple outside these opening hours.
Opening hours may be modified, particularly during summer retreats and festival days according to the Tibetan Buddhist calendar.
Standard fare: 6,50 €
Reduced rate: 4,50 € (students, unemployed and ‘RSA’)
Group rate: Up to 30 persons:150 €. Over 30 persons: 5 € per additional person
(more information on group visits)
Free for children under the age of 15, monks and nuns
Sequence of Your Visit
Visit in French: At the beginning of the visit a guide will welcome you and show a short film about Lerab Ling and Tibetan Buddhism. You may then visit the temple and its surroundings at your own pace.