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Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

hat have earned this Finistère commune a place among the Most Beautiful Villages of France. To complete this visit, don't miss entering the Pénity chapel adjoining the church. There you can see the recumbent statue of Saint-Ronan. 2- Admire the granite houses It was from the 14th century th ...

21
Sep
2022

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

The Cité du Vitrail : a cultural place to discover in Troyes in Champagne

ises In addition to housing the Cité du Vitrail, the Hôtel-Dieu has other surprises in store for visitors along the way. The sacristy exhibits some of the chapel's furnishings, authentic liturgical furniture including light fixtures, a Christ on the cross and fragments of stained glass. The ...

23
Sep
2022

The Lyon Festival of Lights: a tradition since 1852

e from the Cathedral of St. John, on September 8, the day the city was consecrated to the Virgin. In 1852, a statue of the Virgin Mary erected on the chapel of the Fourvière hill was to be inaugurated on September 8, but a flood of the Saône prevented the ceremony from taking place. The inaugu ...

13
Nov
2007

Discover the Cathar castles

f ruins is located in the Department of the Aude, in the commune of Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse. It offers some well-preserved rooms (notably the fortified chapel) and a very beautiful panorama. Further south, the château de Puylaurens is also worth a visit for its very well preserved crenellated ...

04
Feb
2008

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

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona: a masterpiece in the making

There are still many elements to be completed for the building to be complete: the tower of Jesus Christ, eight other smaller towers, a sacristy, a chapel and the façade of the Glory. Today, the Nativity façade and the crypt created by Gaudi are classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I ...

27
June
2022

Visit the French Riviera: 5 secret places in Antibes

er of paradise that has remained wild. Attention: barbecues are strictly forbidden on this beach so please respect the place. 4- Saint-Bernardin Chapel Less well known than the famous cathedral of Antibes, the chapelle Saint-Bernardin is one of the 5 secret places of the city. This 16th centu ...

12
Aug
2022

In Conches-en-Ouche, the Museum of Glass dazzles visitors

presents to the public the photographic work of Christian Siloé, who followed the building's renovation. Before leaving the museum, don't miss admiring the chapel and its stained glass windows made in the 19th century by the Duhamel-Marette workshop. In Conches-en-Ouche, the talent of glass arti ...

22
Aug
2022

Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

383 m above sea level. Copyright : Audrey Vautherot You can also take the trail that starts from the hamlet of Crottes and leads to the Sainte-Baume chapel. Lovers of wide open spaces and fresh air will be delighted because they can also practice cycling as well as mountain biking and ...

30
Aug
2022