The site was originally established in the 12th century by the Cistercians as a grange of the nearby Fontfroide Abbey. Fontfroide was dissolved and its buildings and assets, including the grange at Gaussan, were sold off in 1791 during the French Revolution.
It became an abbey in 2004.
The monks also produce wine.
|This article about a church building or other Christian place of worship in France is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Christian monastery, abbey, priory or other religious house is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|