Abbaye de la Chaise-Dieu, La Chaise-Dieu

#6 of 30 in Historic Sites in Haute-Loire
Church · Tourist Spot
The Roman Catholic abbey, Abbaye de la Chaise-Dieu, built from 1043 to 1400, has become famous for its Gothic Romanesque architecture. It is well known for its fragment of the Danse Macabre fresco from the mid 15th century and for the Tomb of Pope Clement VI. The abbey promotes casadéen heritage and encourages educational, scientific, and artistic cooperation that contributes to cultural and tourist development. Use our La Chaise-Dieu road trip planning tool to visit Abbaye de la Chaise-Dieu on your trip to La Chaise-Dieu, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Cool place. We were lucky to have the rehearsels of a youth choir during day time, turning it to a magical moment  more »
  • And it probably was one as the monks that built it in the XIVth century were all powerful. After climbing the stairs and entering,you are struck by the unusual width of this gothic masterpiece. Monks....  more »
  • A must visit, beautiful place, spiritual and cultural.
  • Incredible place !
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