Vauclair Abbey

Craonnelle, France

Vauclair Abbey

Vauclair Abbey otherwise Vauclerc Abbey (French: Abbaye de Vauclair, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Vauclair) was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1134 by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux at the request of Barthélemy de Jur, bishop of Laon. It was located in what is now the commune of Bouconville-Vauclair, department of Aisne, France.