Things to see and do - Firminy
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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
Rue St-Just-Malmont 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..
3 rue de Chanzy F - 42700 Firminy
This castle is now home to an exhibition of toys made by the Gégé company, a nail workshop, and in its outbuildings a replica of a mine set up by former miners, highlighting the various types of mining props used as well as advancements in equipment.