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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.

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  • Abbey church of St Robert Recommended Recommended

    F - 43160 La Chaise-Dieu

    Pope Clement VI had the current church rebuilt from 1344 to 1352. Hewn out of the granite, it has an air of grandeur and austerity, offset by the 15C rood screen, the superb 17C organ case, and the splendid chancel surrounded by 144 oak stalls (15C)...

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  • L'Écho et l'Abbaye Comfortable restaurant 

    PLACE DE L ECHO F - 43160 La Chaise-Dieu

    You might be taken aback by the ultra-classical decor of the place - Louis XIII chairs, porcelain crockery, crystal glasses - but you will soon be won over by the traditional cuisine cooked by the owner, and by the fine wine list, which includes a go..

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