Notre-Dame articles Tag

The Festival of the Guardians: Testimony and Advice from a Tourist in Arles

ve a restaurant near the arenas before resuming the festivities at the time of the blessing of the horses, scheduled for 10:30 am on the forecourt of the Notre-Dame de la Major church... As I walked along Boulevard Émile Combes, where the market is held on Wednesdays, I could see that the exciteme ...

06
June
2024

French Riviera: Discovering Cap d'Antibes.

tions are available to appreciate the beauty of this site: - admire the breathtaking panorama from La Garoupe, a district known for its lighthouse, Notre-Dame chapel, and orientation table. You can walk there from Salis Beach. Take the rocky path of Calvary and count 30 minutes of climbing. - ta ...

13
Sep
2007

The Christmas market in Strasbourg: a magical event

market of Strasbourg was held at the Frohnhof (the place aux corvées), between the cathedral of Strasbourg, the Rohan palace and the museum of the Œuvre Notre-Dame (the current Place du château). It took place during 8 days before Christmas, until the midnight mass. The most famous Christm ...

21
Nov
2007

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

s. The most famous gothic buildings In France, many buildings bear witness to Gothic architecture, notably Mont Saint-Michel and the cathedrals: - Notre-Dame de Chartres - Saint-Etienne de Bourges - Notre-Dame de Reims - Notre-Dame of Amiens - Notre-Dame de Paris - Our Lady of Rouen - Notre ...

25
Mar
2008

A Christmas market on the Champs-Elysées: an exceptional event

ict From November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016 From 10am to 8:30pm. 10am-10pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Place des Abbesses - 18th Subway : Abbesses Paris Notre-Dame Christmas Market From December 12 to 23, 2015 From 10am to 8pm. 10am-9pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Square Viviani and ...

20
Nov
2008

The Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy: a place steeped in history

chaeology housing significant works of Romanesque civil sculpture; • a monastic borough rich in Romanesque and Gothic houses; • two churches, Saint-Marcel and Notre-Dame; • a majestic Hôtel-Dieu; • a superb panorama of the abbey from the top of the Tour des Fromages. Visiting the Cluny Abb ...

28
Sep
2010

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Cassel in the Hauts de France

risme) Strolling through the city, you can discover its Grand-Place adorned with cobblestones, its old brick houses, as well as the Collegiale Notre-Dame of Flemish Gothic style. A must-see local treasure is the collection of the Museum of Flanders, which is housed in the Hotel de la Noble ...

20
Apr
2022

The stars of Saint Vincent: 5 things to know about these exceptional jewels

ape of small stars that are said to have been discovered by the philosopher Pierre Gassendi on the Saint Vincent hill, a hill located just behind the Notre-Dame du Bourg cathedral. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot Local legend has it that Pierre Gassendi who was also an astronomer used to cli ...

28
Apr
2022

French Riviera: where to see the most beautiful Christmas cribs?

rmer oil mill and is dedicated to the traditions of Provence. A giant crib in Suquet Still in Cannes but on the heights, in the Suquet district, the Notre-Dame d'Espérance church hosts every year a giant animated crib dating from 1920. Azuréens and tourists come to admire one of the most be ...

27
Dec
2022

Notre-Dame de Paris: a free exhibition under the square of the cathedral

esday, March 7, 2023, a new tourist attraction is expected to bring visitors back to the cathedral's forecourt, or rather, below! The free exhibition Notre-Dame de Paris: at the heart of the construction site is held as close as possible to this emblematic monument of the capital in the former parki ...

07
Mar
2023

The Watershed: an artistic hike in Ardèche

3: from Gerbier-de-Jonc to Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne. • Stage 4: from Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne to Col du Bez. • Stage 5: from Col du Bez to the Abbey Notre-Dame des Neiges. Fourteen sites to discover Since 2018, this section of the GR7 that runs through Ardèche has been transformed int ...

15
Nov
2023