This is a list of monasteries of the Carolingian Empire, in Western Europe around the year 800.

Abbey Foundation date (traditional) Founder (traditional) Location (present-day)
Altaripa Abbey
Altmünster Abbey
Altomünster Abbey
Amorbach Abbey 734 Amor, disciple of Pirmin
Andernach Abbey
Annegray Abbey
Argenteuil Abbey
Barisis au Bois Abbey
Benedictbeuren Abbey c.740
Blois Abbey
Chelles Abbey c.658 Balthild
Chiemsee Abbey
Corbie Abbey c.660 Balthild
Dol Abbey 6th century Samson of Dol
Echternach Abbey end of 7th century Willibrord
Faremoutiers Abbey c.620 Burgundofara
Fécamp Abbey 658 Waningus Fécamp
Ferrières Abbey 630 Columba
Flavigny Abbey 717 Widerad
Fleury Abbey c.640 Leodebaldus
Fontaine Abbey
Fritzlar Abbey (Frideslar) 732 Boniface[1]
Gorze Abbey 749 Chrodegang of Metz
Fulda Abbey
Hautvillers Abbey
Hersfeld Abbey 736, again 769 Sturm
Holzkirchen Abbey
Honau Abbey
Hornbach Abbey
Jumièges Abbey 634 Philibert
Kaiserwerth Abbey
Kempten Abbey
Kitzingen Abbey
Kochel Abbey
Landévennec Abbey c.485[2] Winwaloe (Guénolé)
Lérins Abbey 410 Honoratus
Lobbes Abbey 650 Landelin
Loches Abbey
Lorch Abbey
Lorsch Abbey 764 Cancor
Luxeuil Abbey c.585 Columbanus
Mazerolles Abbey
Mettlach Abbey
Mondsee Abbey 748 Odilo of Bavaria
Mont-St-Michel Abbey 708 Aubert
Montier-en-Der Abbey
Murbach Abbey 727 Pirmin
Nantua Abbey c.660 Amandus[3]
Niederaltaich Abbey 731 or 741 Odilo of Bavaria
Nivelles Abbey c.640 Gertrude of Nivelles
Noirmoutier Abbey
Nouaillé Abbey (Abbaye de Nouaillé-Maupertuis) End of seventh century[4]
Novalese Abbey 726
Ochsenfurt Abbey
Ohrdrut Abbey
Orbais Abbey
Ottobeuren Abbey 764 Toto
Péronne Abbey
Prüm Abbey
Rebais Abbey
Reichenau Abbey 724 Pirmin
Remiremont Abbey
Sarlat Abbey
Schäftlarn Abbey
St Amand Abbey
St Bavo Abbey, Ghent
St Denis Abbey
St Gall Abbey Gall
St Hubert Abbey
St Maixent Abbey Maxentius
St Maurice d'Agaune Abbey 515 Sigismund of Burgundy Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
St Mesmin Abbey
St Mihiel Abbey
St Nazaire Abbey
St Omer Abbey
St Peter Abbey, Ghent
St Quentin Abbey
St Riquier Abbey
St Trond Abbey 7th century Trudo
St Wandrille Abbey 648 Wandregisel
Staffelsee Abbey
Stavelot-Malmédy Abbey c.650 Remaclus
Tauberbischofsheim Abbey Boniface
Tegernsee Abbey c.746 or c.765
Tonnerre Abbey c.800[5]
Weissenburg Abbey 7th century
Wessobrun Abbey c.753



  1. Fritzlar - LoveToKnow 1911
  2. Abbaye Saint Guénolé
  3. Catholic Encyclopedia: Belley
  4. Abbaye de Nouaillé-Maupertuis - Nouaillé-Maupertuis- Le Patrimoine de la Vienne
  5. Catholic Encyclopedia: Sens

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