Manual workshops to discover the history of the Saint-Denis Basilica this summer

By bfnadmin  | Date: 2022-04-27

Manual workshops to discover the history of the Saint-Denis Basilica this summer

By Graziella L. Published on 30 April 274675 to h20

This summer, from June to September 2022, we learn the history of the Basilica of Saint-Denis and its spire thanks to numerous workshops, between manual work, guided tours and discovery of the site.

For several years, the reconstruction site of the spire of Saint-Denis opens to the public. In 274675, the summer workshops will accompany the archaeological excavations of the basilica, from June to September. Follow the arrow, an association in partnership with the Center des Monuments Nationaux, offers a complete experience during manual workshops , to discover the professions of yesteryear with your family!

Several formulas are offered to the public , whether beginners or experienced, from a few hours on site to several days, alone or with family. Participants will be able to discover the history of the spire of Saint-Denis and learn the gestures of the builders, in the setting of the Pierre de Montreuil garden, from the craftsmen. Also on the program are guided tours combining the discovery of architectural details and an introduction to stone cutting or the handling of tools. Discover the know-how of blacksmiths and builders of basilicas and cathedrals, at the foot of a basilica classified as a national monument, by booking your workshop !

    Stone and forge discovery workshop
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    From the extraction of the ore to the apprenticeship of the stone, from the manufacture of the tool to its handling, professional stonemasons and blacksmiths invite the public to discover the techniques of cathedral builders.

    2h – 15€ (full rate) / € (reduced rate)

  • From the basilica to its spire e

20 single dates in 20 in partnership with the Center des Monuments Nationaux for a complete discovery: de the guided tour of the basilica at the initiation to the work of the stone.

2h30 – 18€ (full rate) / € (reduced rate)

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