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

of Aube will soon be able to be discovered by visitors, in the heart of the city of Troyes! This new tourist venue entirely dedicated to the art of stained glass has been installed in the Hôtel-Dieu, an 18th century architectural jewel. The official opening date has been set on Saturday, Decembe ...


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

Stained glass windows, models and preparatory sketches The exhibition Chagall : le passeur de lumière which is held at the Centre Pompidou Metz invites you to discover Marc Chagall's stained glass windows at all stages of their creation. The art of stained glass is approached through exceptiona ...


Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

pillars and be open to the outside. Gothic architecture has left us buildings with pointed and chiseled spires, openings, rose windows and numerous stained glass windows. Furthermore, to support the weight of the cross vaults, this style uses the technique of buttressed arches. These half-arch ...


Bormes-les-Mimosas: 5 Good Reasons to Visit this Village in Var

e bravest can continue their walk up to the Chapel of Notre Dame de Constance. At the end of this climb, they will be able to discover a collection of Stained Glass depicting the life of Christ. 5- To admire one of the most beautiful bays in the world. In November 2023, Bormes-les-Mimosas bay is amo ...


The Christmas markets in Colmar: a magical atmosphere

ket at Place des Dominicains sets up its little houses around the Dominican Church dating back to the 14th century. At dusk, the beautifully restored Stained Glass windows of the church are illuminated to create a magical atmosphere on this small square. The Market at Place Jeanne d'Arc is nestled ...


The Basilica of Saint-Denis: An Overlooked Treasure

ikely that they will mention the Saint-Denis Basilica Cathedral... And yet, it is one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in the Paris region, with stained glass windows and ribbed vaults that rival those of Notre Dame de Paris! The Saint-Denis Basilica, located in Saint-Denis to the north of Par ...


Chartres in Lights: Marvelous Illuminations

chitectural heritage of the city, starting with its magnificent cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Chartres, also known for the quality of its stained glass, naturally made light the central theme of this event. 2024 Edition Once again this year, numerous illuminated sites can be discovered i ...


In Paris, the Cluny Museum will soon reopen its doors

ber 24,000 works and bear witness to the extraordinary diversity of artistic expression in the medieval period. The collections include sculptures, stained glass, enamels, paintings, gold and silverware, tapestries, illuminations, and objects of daily life. Some of the exhibits are very famous, i ...


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

iscover Conches-en-Ouche in the Eure is the birthplace of the glass artist François Décorchemont (1880-1971). It is to preserve and showcase the rare stained glass windows and objects of this local child that this Normandy commune opened a Glass Museum in 1996. Over the years, the museum has en ...


The Saint-André Cathedral of Bordeaux: 5 things to know about this monument.

in Bordeaux is also worth a visit for the numerous historical treasures it contains. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to this monument to admire its stained glass windows, sculptures, crypt, and organ. The cathedral's organ is one of the largest in France. It was built in 1748 by Dom Bedos d ...