Chapel of Notre Dame Du Haut Ronchamp
Rue Chapelle 13
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Building names(s): Chapel of Notre Dame Du Haut Ronchamp / Ronchamp Chapel
Architect/Designer: Le Corbusier
Completion date: 1954
function(s): chapel, religious
credentials/awards: 2009 April BOM, BOM
building website: www.chapellederonchamp.fr
getting there: Ronchamp is just over a hour’s drive west of Basel-Mulhouse, the airport near the French/Swiss/German border. From Mulhouse follow the A36 southwest to Belfort, then the N19 west to Ronchamp. Then follow the signposts from the center of Ronchamp village to the chapel.
from Paris by train:
Paris Gare de l’Est – Belfast: Depart 7:11 – Arrive 11:10 (except Sunday)
Line B Belfort – Ronchamp: Depart 7:53 – 8:13 Arrival / Departure Arrival 24:40 24:21, / Departure 17:25 – Arrival 5:46 p.m. (tickets available at the station in Belfast).
TER Ronchamp Stop – Belfast: Depart 12:55 – Arrive 1:16 p.m. / 6:16 p.m.-Departure Arrival 6:37 p.m. / 7:21 p.m. Depart – Arrive 7:40 p.m. (Get on the train and ask for a ticket to the controller).
admission cost: €5
opening hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm (check website for seasonal extended hours)
NOTE: checkout the newly opened Chapel of Notre Dame Du Haut gatehouse and convent by Renzo Piano.