In the General Marquis de Lafayette area, pioneers of human rights...
10.00 AM : guided tour to visit La Chaise-Dieu and its former Benedictin abbey : the gothic abbey church with the tomb of the pope Clement VI, 144 oak stalls, a 15th century mural "la danse macabre" and a baroque organ case from 17th century ; medieval village with bartizans, statues...
12.00 AM : lunch in a local restaurant (1/4 of wine and coffee per person included)
14.00 PM : departing for an excursion going to the famous Lafayette castle...
Château de Chavaniac-Lafayette where Lafayette’s spirit and heart are more than ever present in his former home ; where voices will take you back through time and lights will guide you to the heart of the castle : the bedroom where the Marquis was born on September 6, 1757.
The walls tell the story of his life, his happy childhood in Chavaniac and his marriage to Adrienne de Noailles ; demonstrated by the decor and characters that shared this great event. Then discover the park.
17.30 PM : end of the journey
Adult: from 46 €.
Free entry for the drivers.
From 02/04 to 31/10.
Closed on Sunday.