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Chapelle Royale St-Louis

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Unbelievable 19th century stained glass windows

Dreux is a smallish town West of Paris with some interesting old half timbered buildings and... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2014
JANDDBritinParis
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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French history in all its' glory

Although closed in low season it gave us envy to come back and visit it.

Reviewed February 5, 2012
Scotcher
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La Chapelle Montbrandeix
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Aug 6, 2018
“Very Poor Access for Disabled Visitors”
Jul 26, 2016
“Divine Royale Necropolis with magnificent stained glass windows.”
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Un édifice « Royal » Érigée en 1816 à l’emplacement de l’ancienne forteresse des Comtes de Dreux, la Chapelle Saint-Louis de Dreux abrite les sépultures de la Famille de Bourbon-Orléans. Le premier édifice élevé dans un style néo-classique par la...more
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2 Square D Aumale, 28100 Dreux, France
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We visited with my family including my 81 yr old disabled Mother, who has mobility difficulties and has a wheelchair. On arrival we paid for a 'handicappe' ticket so the staff were fully aware that we had mobility issues. Access to the grounds was terrible....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chapelle R, Responsable relations clients at Chapelle Royale St-Louis, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

two hours spent on site is far from an hasty visit ! we are aware of the dffculty of the domain access and we are driving improvements every year. unfortunaly, some transformations are not possible i.e stair lift Inside the chapel. the outside stair-lift gives...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016

At 40 minutes from Chartres this chapel is ideal to include in a day trip. This beautiful neo-classical building (built in 1816 and expanded by Louis Phillippe I, king of France) holds a wealth of stained glass and sculpture. Louis consults the Manufacture de Sèvres...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Thierry P, Responsable commercial at Chapelle Royale St-Louis, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thanks for your advise , and we're glad of your positive visit. Hope to see you soon again .

Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

It is very nice, from far, because we had not the possibility to visit. Between octomber untill the end of march is open only for large groups. So you can see only the things that we saw ( see photos)

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Mitrache F
Thierry P, Responsable commercial at Chapelle Royale St-Louis, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Thanks for your advise, We're sorry you can't visit the chapel because it was close and we hope , you'll come another day to do it. The chapel open in 26th March . Hope see you soon.

Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I wanted to see the inside so bad but they are not open even on Saturdays:( Very disappointed. I wish everyone would post open/close dates/hours on their Tripadvisor sites!More

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Thierry P, Responsable relations clients at Chapelle Royale St-Louis, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2016

We're sorry of this disapointement , effectly the chapel is closed between october and march . Only groups of 20 people and more can visit on booking in advance . Now the opening times appeare on tripadvisor . We hope to see you again during...More

Reviewed November 10, 2014

The village of Dreux has a rich history that included being the location of a Celtic tribe and a Roman fortification. By the 18th century, the chapel was established by the Duke of Penthièvre as a family burial place. Over the next century, the chapel...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Dreux is a smallish town West of Paris with some interesting old half timbered buildings and churches but without doubt the jewel in the crown is the Chapelle Royale , perched above the town it looks impressive from the outside and when you have climbed...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed February 5, 2012

Although closed in low season it gave us envy to come back and visit it.

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Scotcher
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