Hôtel des Lumières

Wednesday July 17
digital art center - cathedral ensemble / hôtel Dieu Hôtel Dieu 2 rue Becdelièvre MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE HOTEL DES LUMIÈRES via the porch of the Cathedral 43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
The Hôtel des Lumières offers you immersive 360° scenographies
The largest digital art center in the region will unveil 3 exceptional shows to discover with family or friends.
Reservations are possible online, at the Tourist Office and at the reception of the Hôtel des Lumières.

– Freedom, I draw your name
You board the Hermione, welcomed by General Lafayette, the hero of two worlds and child of Haute-Loire.
It's an immersive adventure to Freedom that begins through the waves and storms that lead to the Americas. The fresco for Freedom continues in Paris then takes you alongside those who wrote the most beautiful pages, composed the most beautiful tunes, sketched the most beautiful illustrations of this fundamental right.

– Leonardo da Vinci, Immersive Experience
What if Leonardo da Vinci had encountered Digital Art! The Hôtel des Lumières offers you an extraordinary immersive experience in the world of Leonardo da Vinci. Travel with his remarkable inventions that come to life in an imaginary world.
Embark on his creative and incredible flying machines, in his visionary sketches of general mechanics... In precise and unique light effects, the show penetrates to the heart of the pictorial and architectural work of the Florentine genius. Take inspiration from da Vinci, designer, painter and Renaissance icon.
Rub shoulders with the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper in unprecedented light and shadow effects. Live the world of the engineer, the scientist, the artist, the anatomist, the sculptor, the painter! Leonardo da Vinci is told in an immersive show suitable for all ages to go beyond reality. Meet a true genius.

– “Compostela – the chapel in lights”, immersive scenography
completely new with sublime projections: mural frescoes
animated and projections under the vaults and ribbed windows.

– “Cathedrals of Lights” in the vat room: scenographies of
unique lights, on the emblematic cathedrals of the Auvergne region
Rhône-Alpes miniaturized and reproduced in 3D.

Welcome to the Hôtel des Lumières, the digital art center of the Hôtel-Dieu Cathedral complex
The Hôtel-Dieu, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the Cathedral (under the paths of Saint-Jacques), is partly transformed into a digital art center.
The Hôtel des Lumières unveils 1h30 of immersive scenography thanks to the latest projection technologies and designer sounds.
Immersive scenographies to experience with the family in a place steeped in history!

dates and times

Opening hours from July 01 to August 31, 2024


Further information) :
online ticket purchase RECOMMENDED

Full price €9,50
Youth rate (under 15 years old) €6
Family rate (2 adults + 2 young people aged under 15) €25
Children under 6 Free.
Important: even a child under 6 must have a free ticket.
Group rate*: contact us by email [email protected]
School rates: contact us by email [email protected]
Free for children under 6 years old

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digital art center - cathedral ensemble / god hotel
Hotel Dieu
2 rue Becdelièvre
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
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