Category: 2014 European Tour

Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay

Basilica of Saint-Martin d’Ainay

To our friends, the Ginots, this church was a must-see. It was closed when we first attempted to see it ...
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

"A gleaming retro-Byzantine confection of Roman columns and religious iconography,..." is how this basilica is described on Viator's website describing Lyon attractions ...
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Lyon Cathedral

Lyon Cathedral

Saying "adieu" to Paris, we took the express train to Lyon, where our good friends the Ginots picked us up ...
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Two King’s Chapels

King Louis IX was quite a remarkable man and leader. The only French monarch to be canonized, he had a ...
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Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Did you know that Victor Hugo had a significant role in the life of Notre-Dame de Paris (as the cathedral ...
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Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France

Little did I know, when I arrived at the Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres that I would be walking into the midst ...
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Sacre Coeur Exterior

First stop – Sacré-Cœur, Paris, France

Sitting atop the highest hill in Paris (Montmarte), the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur is the second highest structure in Paris - ...
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Jim’s Story – Part Three

When he started the firm in 1993 and decided to specialize in church design, Jim had every intention of making ...
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