Things to see and do - Paray-le-Monial
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Paray-le-Monial Travel guide
Paray-le-Monial : Michelin's recommendations
Not far from the Loire, Paray-le-Monial is a town of the arts, famous for its basilica, a fine example of Cluny architecture. It is a popular place of pilgrimage. In 1673, the nun Marguerite-Marie Alacoque is said to have seen Jesus Christ for the first time and the experience was repeated on several occasions until 1690. Marguerite-Marie was made a saint in 1920.
Tourist attractions Paray-le-Monial : Things to see and do
Avenue Jean-Paul-II F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
The basilica was built in one go between 1092 and 1109, under the direction of St Hugh, the Abbot of Cluny. Only the structure remains of this building. Impressive decoration and space were abandoned in favour of an abstract sense of beauty conducive..
7 place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
The golden stone façade of this fine Renaissance residence, which was built in 1525 by a rich draper, Pierre Jayet, is decorated with shells and medallions representing the kings of France and local dignitaries.
13 rue de la Paix F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
This museum of religious art focuses on the theme of the Eucharist through the life of Christ, the Virgin Mary and the Saints with its collection of Italian art from the 13 to the 18C. It also possesses a few paintings and engravings of the Flemish a..
Le Champ Bossu F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
Located on the Paray le Monial Centre motorway interchange, the Comfort Hotel Paray Le Monial is surrounded in a large tree-lined park. It offers spacious and modern rooms with tea and coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi internet access and a TV. A..
18 Rue De La Visitation F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
This hotel is located in Paray le Monial, between the Romanesque basilica and the Renaissance town hall. Guests have Wi-Fi access and are invited to dine in the hotel's restaurant. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is featured in each heated ..
5 rue Denis Papin F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
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Located just 500 metres from the centre of Paray-le-Monial, Aux Vendanges de Bourgogne L’O à la Bouche offers a terrace, garden and restaurant. Montceau-les-Mines is a 30-minute drive away. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels,..
69 avenue Charles-de-Gaulle F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
Pleasant modern restaurant in the town famous for its Sacré-Coeur church. The chef bases his cuisine on traditional foundations. A new lease of life for the town.
27 avenue de la Gare F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial
18 rue de la Visitation F - 71600 Paray-le-Monial