Things to see and do - Firminy
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Firminy Travel guide
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In the Ondaine valley, a small town which owes much of its fame to buildings designed by Le Corbusier.
Tourist attractions Firminy : Things to see and do
3 r. de Chanzy F - 42700 Firminy
Toys from the Gégé factories, a nail workshop and, in the commons, a replica of a mine , set up by former miners, showing the various types of support structures and the evolution of the equipment used.
bd périphérique du Stade F - 42700 Firminy
The architect went to town at Firminy since he was able to build a residential unit, a cultural centre, the stands of a sports stadium and St Peter's church (unfinished). You may or may not like it but it illustrates a consistent architectural vision..