Heritage Days 2020: the program in Eure-et-Loir

Health context requires, it will be necessary to wear masks. Also remember to check that the visits are not made subject to prior registration.

Here are our favorites in Eure-et-Loir as well as the common program by municipality in the national map available at the bottom of the article.


It’s not just the cathedral in Chartres. Admittedly, the thousand-year-old building, classified as World Heritage by Unesco, will open its doors to the public, with exceptional guided tours of the Great Roof of the Cathedral this weekend, but other emblematic monuments of the city are to be rediscovered. . This is particularly the case for the conservatory, which will be accessible on Sunday September 20 only, from 2 to 6 p.m. Music lovers can even attend a concert, within the establishment itself, in the splendid Cloître des Cordeliers. Nicolas Gros, on the violin, and Yulia Kopshar, on the piano, will show their talent to the public from 4 to 5 pm. At the same time, luthier Denis Caban will showcase his know-how. Information on (File photo).


Photo: Frédéric Levent

Like the Phoenix, the city is reborn from its ashes, as its motto reminds us. The municipal archives are exhibiting this weekend, from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m., two plans representing Châteaudun before and after the terrible fire of June 20, 1723.

One, back from restoration, indicates the destroyed places, the other shows the new alignments proposed by the architect Hardouin and ordered by the king.


Photo: Olivier Bohin

As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the death of the former mayor Maurice Viollette, it’s time to visit his house, at 22 rue Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, this weekend, from 2 to 6 p.m. To discover the library and the oriental lounge.


In Nogent-le-Rotrou, in addition to visiting the castle of the Counts of Perche and its museum, Heritage Days visitors will be able to discover the Tomb of Sully and Rachel de Cochefilet in the rotunda located in the courtyard of the Hôtel- God. It will be freely accessible from 8 am to 10 pm. Anaëlle Daubas will welcome the public, Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 to 6 p.m.


The Heritage Days will be the opportunity to discover the castle of Rambouillet. From the apartment of the son of Louis XIV to the dining room of the presidents via the bathroom of Napoleon I, the visit, free on Saturday and Sunday, is frankly worth the detour.

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