Stay at La Chaise-Dieu

Groupes : journée découverte de La Chaise-Dieu, Lavaudieu et Brioude

Day excursion of 42 km to discover the abbey of La Chaise-Dieu, that of Lavaudieu as well as the Romanesque church of Brioude, one of the 5 major ones to discover absolutely in Auvergne
10 a.m.: welcome to La Chaise-Dieu by a tour guide to discover the Gothic St Robert abbey church which contains exceptional treasures including the tomb of Pope Clement VI, the 144 carved oak stalls of the monks' choir, the wall fresco of the 15th century "the dance of death", the flamboyant Gothic rood screen or the 17th century baroque organ case decorated with musical angels... Then guided tour of the cloister, the Notre Dame du Collège Chapel housing the 14 Flemish tapestries from the 16th century century stamped National Treasure and the echo room with its astonishing acoustics…
12 p.m.: lunch in a Casadean restaurant (menu of your choice including 1/4 of wine and coffee or herbal tea per person)
14 p.m.: departure towards Brioude with a stop at Lavaudieu, a small village classified as “the most beautiful villages in France” housing an old Benedictine abbey founded in the 11th century by Robert de Turlande for the nuns shortly after the founding of La Chaise-Dieu and of which he There remains a very beautiful intact Romanesque cloister and an old refectory decorated with murals…
16:30 p.m.: guided tour of the Basilica of St Julien de Brioude, the largest Romanesque building in Auvergne and discovery of wall paintings from the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries, remarkable capitals, its pebble pavement and its contemporary stained glass windows by Kim En Joong .
18 p.m.: end of your day

Example of proposed menu: vol au vent with ham and mushrooms (porcini mushrooms, chanterelles, trumpets of death, etc.) / duck leg confit with porcini mushrooms and green lentils from Puy and baked potatoes / crème brûlée with green verbena


Adult: from €65 (meal included).

Free for drivers.
Group rate from 25 people.

What is included

The price includes

This price includes the guided tour of the abbey of La Chaise-Dieu, the cloister of Lavaudieu and the church of Brioude, lunch and the reservation of service providers

The price does not include

This price does not include transportation and personal expenses

Pratical information

  • Food / Food point
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Booking
  • Shop
  • Shops
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours
  • Groups welcome

Opening period

All year.
Exceptional closures on January 1, Easter Monday, Ascension Thursday, Pentecost Monday, August 15, November 1, November 11 and December 25.
Except Sundays and religious holidays due to services
except during the Music Festival period at the end of August.
Contact us
From 65 €  / adult

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