Stay at La Chaise-Dieu

Groupes : Journée découverte au Pays de Lafayette

In the land of General Marquis de Lafayette, pioneer of human rights…
10 a.m.: welcome by a tour guide at La Chaise-Dieu to discover the history of its former Benedictine abbey. Guided tour of the Gothic abbey church of St Robert which houses the tomb of Pope Clement VI surrounded by 144 stalls, the famous 15th century wall fresco "the dance of death" and a 17th century baroque organ case... Then visit the cloister Gothic, the Notre Dame du Collège chapel where the 14 fully restored Flemish tapestries from the 16th century are optimally presented and the famous echo room from the 17th century where so many secrets are whispered under a vault decorated with trompe l frescoes. 'eye…
12 p.m.: local meal in a Casablanca restaurant (1/4 wine and coffee included)
14 p.m.: departure for an excursion in the footsteps of a famous character in French history and discovery of the Château de Lafayette located in the small village of Chavaniac. This 14th century fortified house, remodeled and restored several times throughout its history, is the birthplace of the famous General Marquis de La Fayette, an extraordinary historical figure and hero of both worlds. Visit the castle thanks to a museum tour in the heart of the 18th century then discovery of the park labeled “remarkable garden” and its rose garden.
17:30 p.m.: end of the performance

Example of proposed menu: kir, charcuterie plate (raw ham, homemade terrine, sausage) / Verbena Velay granita / old-fashioned coq au vin with steamed potatoes / cheese plate / homemade blueberry flan pastry


Adult: from €60,50 (base 25 paying and meals included).

Free for drivers.
Group rate from 20 people.

What is included

The price includes

guided tours
entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the program
lunch including 1/4 of wine and coffee per person

The price does not include

insurance and personal expenses

Pratical information

  • Coach access
  • Mandatory reservation
  • Theme visit
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Tourist information
  • Reservation of services
  • Catering
  • Groups welcome
  • School groups welcome

Opening period

From 01 / 04 to 30 / 10.
Close on Sunday.
And holidays.
1 day
Contact us
From 60.50 €  / adult

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