In a most beautiful and natural environment you can visit a magnificent Buddhist temple that is open to the public from April to October. Located to the northwest of Montpellier in France, Lerab Ling has established itself as one of the leading centres of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning in Europe. In all aspects, the temple is inspired by the architecture of ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the Himalayas. Inside the temple you can admire a 7-meter high Buddha statue as well as many authentic decorations, art and statues.

All along the year Lerab Ling offers also myriad of events open to the public, such as weekends, retreats, international conferences and personal retreats. These programmes aim to translate the core values of the ancient wisdom tradition of Buddhism into different fields of contemporary life, making them relevant to every aspect of our modern life.. Buddhist or not you can come to Lérab ling and enjoy it’s unique and superb environment.


  • Mountain : 0
  • More than 20 km from Montpellier
  • In the forest - Forêt de l'Escandorgue : 0
Accueil VéloQualité Tourisme Occitanie Sud de France



GPS coordinates : 43.8021759 / 3.23636411

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Means of communication (reservation)


from 31/03/2024 to 03/11/2024

Handicapped persons



  • Picnic area
  • Public showers
  • Garden
  • Car park
  • Bicycle parking
  • public toilets


  • Activities with a specific theme
  • Workshop for adults
  • Symposium
  • Conferences


Adult full rate 5,00€
Reduced rate 5,00€

Payment possibilities

  • Credit card
  • Cheques and postal orders (F)
  • Holiday vouchers (F)
  • Cash
  • Visa

Spoken languages


Laguage guided tour


Languages audio guides



Reception of groups : yes
Number of persons : de 30 à 60

Kind of groups

  • Associations
  • Corporate committee
  • Students
  • Person with reduced mobility
  • Professionals
  • Schoolchildren
  • Sportsmen/sportswomen
  • Senior citizens

Free entry


Group tours

  • guided tours on request
  • educational visits on request
  • average length of visit : 120 mn

Individual visits

  • guided tours on request
  • average length of visit : 120 mn

Office de Tourisme LODEVOIS ET LARZAC

7, Place du Rialto
34700 LODEVE

+33(0)4 67 88 86 44

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Opening time

Open all year

- January to March :  tuesday to saturday  9;30am-12am & 3pm - 5pm

- April, May, June & September  : tuesday to saturday  9;30am-1pm & 2pm - 8pm

- July, August : Open everyday  9:30am-1 pm & 2pm - 6pm 

 - October, November & December : tuesday to saturday  9.30am-12am & 3pm - 5pm

Closed on 1st of November, 25th of december & 1st of january

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