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The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

cture on the site is of course the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, founded in 966. You can also visit other religious monuments on the rock, such as the chapel Notre-Dame-sous-Terre or the parish church Saint-Pierre presenting some remains of the 11th century, as well as the chapel and fountain Saint-A ...

23
Apr
2007

Gold and Silver Wonders: an exceptional exhibition in the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

rent craftsmen work such as art founders, pewter potters, tinsmiths or master goldsmiths. A contemporary showroom, installed in the Sainte-Madeleine chapel (a chapel adjacent to the Salle des Hôtes) will close the scenographic tour. It will highlight the living heritage companies and contempo ...

28
July
2021

Christ the Redeemer: the symbol of Rio de Janeiro

al monument since 1973, was even chosen in 2007 as one of the new seven wonders of the world. Although baptisms and weddings are celebrated in the chapel beneath the statue, the place is now more of a tourist than a religious symbol. On a clear day, the view over the bay of Rio de Janeiro is brea ...

20
Dec
2011

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

ou know that you can admire stained glass windows by the great Russian painter at the UN headquarters in New York? The stained glass windows in the chapel of Le Saillant in Corrèze have been removed for security reasons and can therefore exceptionally be shown as part of the exhibition 'Chagall: ...

16
Aug
2021

Tourism in France: the 5 favorite villages of the French for a weekend getaway

well as picturesque streets lined with stone houses. This village in the Lot has a dozen religious buildings, including the magnificent Notre Dame chapel, and a superb castle perched atop a monumental staircase. View this post on Instagram A publication shared by AOP Laitie? ...

30
Mar
2022

The International City of Gastronomy and Wine: a must-see in Dijon

3000 references and offers 250 wines by the glass. The exhibition spaces, which total 1720 m2, are divided between the contemporary pavilion and the large chapel of the former hospital. The permanent exhibition tour will introduce you to the art of eating and drinking well, while the first tempor ...

06
June
2022