Things to see and do - La Chaise-Dieu
La Chaise-Dieu :
Unmissable tourist site
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La Chaise-Dieu Travel guide
La Chaise-Dieu : Michelin's recommendations
Set on a sprawling wooded plateau that links the Livradois and Forez mountain ranges, the houses of this small village are grouped around the vast, majestic buildings of its famous Benedictine abbey. As well as admiring the impressive abbey church and the extraordinary treasures contained within it, you will perhaps have the chance of attending a concert as part of its classical musical festival, held at the end of August. La Chaise-Dieu is also famous for its mushrooms.
Tourist attractions La Chaise-Dieu : Things to see and do
F - 43160 La Chaise-Dieu
Pope Clement VI had the current church rebuilt by the Occitan architect Hugues Morel from 1344 to 1352. Hewn in granite, it has an air of grandeur and austerity, offset by the 15C rood screen, the superb 17C organ case, and the splendid chancel surro..
Restaurants La Chaise-Dieu
pl. Écho F - 43160 La Chaise-Dieu
This restaurant has attractively set tables, traditional dishes cooked by the owner and an extensive wine list, including a good choice of Bordeaux bottles. The VIP clientele from the music festival has been won over. Two guestrooms have just been cr..