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Circuit des églises à fresques de la vallée du Loir

Chapel, Church, Listed or registered (CNMHS), Most beautiful villages in France, Town of art and history, Historic site and monument in Vendôme

  • 23 churches in the Loire Valley and the Perche Vendôme have an exceptional view of the mural from the eleventh to twentieth century Explanatory desks at the entrance of each building, provide evidence of the sets and different techniques that illustrate various topics. In principle, free all day from April to November. In case of closure, a sign or remove the key.

    Painted many scenes: Areines, Lavardin, Meslay, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Jacques-des-Guérets.
    Isolated scenes:...
    23 churches in the Loire Valley and the Perche Vendôme have an exceptional view of the mural from the eleventh to twentieth century Explanatory desks at the entrance of each building, provide evidence of the sets and different techniques that illustrate various topics. In principle, free all day from April to November. In case of closure, a sign or remove the key.

    Painted many scenes: Areines, Lavardin, Meslay, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Jacques-des-Guérets.
    Isolated scenes: Bonneveau, Boursay, Huisseau-en-Beauce, Lunay, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Saint-Amand-Longpré, Saint-Firmin-des-Prés, Sargé-sur-Braye, Souday, Tréhet, Vendôme, Villiers-sur-Loir.
    Fragmentary decorations: Choue, Couture-sur-Loir, Mazangé, Naveil, Thoré-la-Rochette, Villavard.
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Equipment

    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Restaurant
Rates

Payment methods

  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Free
  • Group rate
Openings

Openings

  • From April 1, 2021 until October 31, 2021
  • * Discover 1000 years of wall paintings in and around Vendôme… An amazing record of art of wall painting over the centuries. On a 80 km circuit through the Loir Valley and the Perche Region, more than 20 churches present an exceptional panorama of the wall paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries.