Culture and Spirituality
Abbeys and monasteries
Pursue your journey throughvia a historical route of Norman abbeys: Saint-Georges de Boscherville, Mondaye, Notre-Dame de Bonport… More than 30 abbeys open their doors for simple visits, exhibits or concerts.
In , discover the , one of France's oldest Cistercian monasteries. In the , near Saumur, enhance your visit of the thanks to contemporary designers who have created modern atmospheres that help us relate the setting to its history.
From the top of the most beautiful cathedrals
In, scale to the apex of for a breath-taking 306° panoramic view of historic Paris and the Seine.
In, climb the 332 steps that lead you to the top of the cathedral, passing by the Astronomical Clock, automatically activated at 12:30pm daily.
The ascension of thetowers in offers a true lesson in Gothic architecture.
Stops along the way to Compostela
Marked by many historical treasures, the routes to Santiago de Compostela are witness to a wealthy artistic and cultural heritage.
Starting at the Pyrenean Piedmont, make your way to the fortified city ofat the foot of Pont Vieux.
The Via Turonensis (or Voie de Tours) leads to thenear , and to a breathtaking vantage point of the Entre-deux-Mers area.