On the 2nd of February, after attending a mass celebrated by the Archbishop at the Abbaye Saint-Victor (Abbey of Saint ... More
On the 2nd of February, after attending a mass celebrated by the Archbishop at the Abbaye Saint-Victor (Abbey of Saint Victor), visitors go to the nearby bakery, established since the 18th Century, to buy some navettes or crepes. These locally-made biscuits in the shape of shuttle boats, flavored with orangeflower receive a blessing on this special day. Before Mass, thousands of believers, carrying green candles (the symbol of light and hope), take part in the procession of the Black Virgin.
Set at the foot of the mountain road, after the Fausse Monnaie bridge, the luxurious vegetation of this public park
is dominated by the Valmer villa architectural symbol of the Second Empire, perched on the headland. With wonderful views ...
Founded in 1633, this monument, partly destroyed during the Revolution, extended over 27 acres. Designed by Tom Berger, the 3
nave church, built in 1680, was dedicated to Saint Marie Magdeleine in 1702. The façade is composed of two ...
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