Type: Active, Architecture, Art & Culture, Attractions, City, Cultural Venues, Editor's Picks, Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

This 13th-century royal chapel was built in 1242-48 by King Louis IX to house his religious relics brought back from the Holy Land. It is said that it once housed Christ's crown of thorns. Originally...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • summer (Mar - Oct): Daily 9:30am-6pm
  • Winter (Nov - Feb): Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult €8; Child (0-17) Free; Child (18-25) Free - €5

  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Built by King Louis IX, the exquisite structural architecture with its stained glass imparts the feeling of being enveloped by light and color.

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