Discovering Le Puy-en-Velay and La Chaise-Dieu Lunch included. Duration : a day
Discovering Le Puy-en-Velay and La Chaise-Dieu
Based on 25 people
Duration : day
Morning: Visit of Le Puy-en-Velay
Welcome at the Tourist Office. Your group will be taken in charge by a guide and will leave for a walking tour in the heart of the protected area.
Discovery of the architectural elements of the old houses, sculpted doors, turrets...
Visit of the Notre-Dame du Puy-en-Velay cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque art, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as part of the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Discover the history of a city of sanctuary and pilgrimage, crossroads of hiking, starting point of the Via Podiensis, GR 65 towards Santiago de Compostela. A walk in the heart of a thousand-year-old city.
Lunch in a restaurant (1/4 wine and coffee included per person).
Afternoon: The abbey through its history and heritage treasures (2h)
Accompanied by a guide, discover the impressive 14th century gothic abbey church with the marble tomb of Pope Clement VI, the 144 sculpted choir stalls, the flamboyant gothic rood screen, the majestic organ case and the famous 15th century "danse macabre" mural.
Admire the cloister and its galleries and then go to the Notre-Dame du Collège Chapel, which has been completely renovated and houses the 14 Flemish tapestries from the 16th century, classified as Historic Monuments since 1840 and National Treasures. Finish with the astonishing acoustics of the Echo Room where many secrets are whispered.
End of the tour.
NB: Valid from April to October.
Tours can be reversed.
from 46 € per person, meal included
minimum 25 people.
Included in the price
Included : - a guide for the visit of the cathedral and the old town. - Lunch with 1/4 of wine and coffee. - The visit of La Chaise Dieu - Organisation and booking of the different activities. - Free for the bus driver
Not included : - Transport. - Personal expenses.
Modes de paiement
- Bank/credit card
- Travellers Cheque
- Credit transfer
From 01/04 to 31/10/2022.