Welcome to Lerab Ling.

PLEASE NOTE - The season for the temple visits will reopen:

  • Sunday afternoon visits: From 5 April to 1 November from 14h to 17h30.
  • Group visits: From Monday to Friday, from 1 March to 31 December.
  • Guided Visits upon reservation: during the dates programmed by Lerab Ling.

Please click on the links below for more details.

In one of the most beautiful and natural environments northwest of Montpellier in France, you can find a magnificent temple, which is at the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Centre, Lerab Ling. In all aspects, the temple is inspired by the art and architecture of ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the Himalayas. Inside the temple is a 7-meter high statue of the Buddha as well as many authentic paintings and statues.

NEW ! - You can do a self guided visit using your mobile phone (available in French, German and Spanish). Click Icon App guided Visitsto download the application.

To respect and maintain the atmosphere of meditation and retreat, Lerab Ling's temple is only open to the public for:

Outside these periods the temple is not opened to visit. However, the Welcome Centre located at the parking is open from Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm (open every day from Monday 1st of April). You will be able to visit our garden and the surroundings of the Temple (free participation) during opening times.

Sunday Afternoon Self-Guided Visits

Sunday Afternoon Self Guided Visits Lerab Ling welcomes everyone who wants to visit the temple, walk around the stupas and visit the Windhorse Boutique and Café on Sundays from...

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Guided Visits - upon reservation

Guided Visits. PLEASE NOTE - The season for the temple visits is closed and will reopen in April 2020. Only the Group Visits are open until 31 December… Read...

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Guided Group Visits

Guided Group Visits. Upon reservation You can book a guided visit for a group and discover Lerab Ling, it's beautiful Tibetan Buddhist Temple and enjoy the Windhorse Boutique and Café. A...

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Three Discovery Days - Sunday 17 May, 28 June and Tuesday 11 August from 10am to 2pm

Three Discovery Days – Discovering meditation, sharing lunch with the community and visiting one of the most beautiful Buddhist Temples in Europe. PUBLIC | DISCOVERING IMPORTANT - Registration is not yet open...

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Two Open Days at Lerab Ling - Sun. 31 May and Mon. 1 June from 11am to 5pm

Two Open Days at Lerab Ling – Discovering Tibetan Buddhist Culture. PUBLIC | DISCOVERING IMPORTANT - Registration is not yet open for this event. Due to the uncertainty caused by the...

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