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Architectural walk - Xth XVth century

Architectural walk - Xth XVth century

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English and French

About your host

Passionate about histoy of the arts and especially of architecture, I have been following history of the arts classes for several years. I spend most of my free time looking for interesting spots and reading about them. Paris and its multi-millenary story is the perfect playground. I have been living here for 8 years now and I still discover hidden treasures. I like to understand how style…
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What we’ll do

Romanesque or gothic? Rayonnant or flamboyant gothic? Identifying a building style is not always an easy exercice. It is yet the best way to understand its meaning and see it from a different perspective. At the end of this tour, not only will you be able to identify those different styles but you will also understand why they appeared, thanks to which influences or techniques builders were able…

What to bring

Proper attire (church visit)
Water
Confortable shoes
Umbrella (if it rains)
Camera

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Where you'll be

Let's meet in front of the beautiful church of Saint-Germain-des-près. Looking at some of its stones dating back a thousand years we will address romanesque period. We will then follow in the food steps of abbot Suger to Notre-Dame-de-Paris, gothic masterpiece. We will finally escape the crowd to admire a small church as beautiful as unknown to evoke the end of medieval times.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

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Florence
Architectural walk - Xth XVth century
16 reviews
$38/person
16 reviews
$38/person