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Sainte-Chapelle de Champigny sur Veude

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Address: Chateau de Champigny sur Veude | Champigny sur Veude, 37120 Chinon, France
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The longer you look at the stained glass, the more you see

Stunning stained glass in a beautiful chapel - and one of those pleasant surprises you find in the Loire Valley. We took the tour round the chateau, which isn'a amazing, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Kent, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Stunning stained glass in a beautiful chapel - and one of those pleasant surprises you find in the Loire Valley. We took the tour round the chateau, which isn'a amazing, but the guardian of the site was courteous and we enjoyed him showing us round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Usually one enters a church or chapel to see yet another array of religious pictograms. This Sainte-Chappelle is unique in its depiction of the life of King Louis, from birth to death. One side of the chapel relates the story of his rise to sainthood, with his dual roles between religion and governship. The other depicts his crusades, with ships... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This chapel has lovely stained glass windows which show the life of St Louis and the stations of the cross. Worth visiting if you are passing. There is also a chateau there, which you can visit but you don't see much of the inside. You can only go in with a tour guide and, unfortunately, we missed the English tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This chapel, with its beautiful stained glass windows depicting the life of Saint Louis and the stations of the cross, is worth visiting if you are in the area.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Don't go out of your way, but if going to lovely Richelieu, you might stop by.

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