FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ENTRY CHARGES

Your ticket is valid for one day. The visit of the Pilgrim’s Shelter (one of the two houses built by Le Corbusier in Ronchamp), the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut and St-Clare’s monastery by Renzo Piano are all included in your ticket. An architecture walk, in a way!
All year round, your ticket includes:
Two virtual tours
Numerous display materials are available (booklets of games for children, guide map translated into 9 different languages).
Our guided tours dedicated to a specific theme. Please visit our Agenda pages to find about the dates by clicking here.
From April to October, you can attend bilingual guided “discovery” tours which take place every day.

Your ticket is valid for one day. The visit of the Pilgrim’s Shelter (one of the two houses built by Le Corbusier in Ronchamp), the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut and St-Clare’s monastery by Renzo Piano are all included in your ticket. An architecture walk, in a way !
All year round, your ticket includes:

Two virtual tours
Numerous display materials are available (booklets of games for children, guide map translated into 9 different languages).
Our guided tours dedicated to a specific theme. Please visit our Agenda pages to find about the dates by clicking here.

From April to October, you can attend bilingual guided “discovery” tours which take place every day.

No, entrance is free if you wish to attend the Holy Mass or Vespers. Please go to the reception desk 15 minutes before the beginning of the Service and you will be given instructions.

Children under 8 and the inhabitants of the Local Council Community Rahin-et-Chérimont (a proof of address is requested).

Access is free for all during the Heritage Days (third week-end in September).

Persons who are out of job, RSA recipients, visitors with disabilities and students (written proof kindly requested)

15 persons. For further information, please contact the booking service by email: reservation@collinenotredameduhaut.com

Don’t worry, if you gave your contact details when you bought your pass, we will be able to find your name again and your pass will be replaced for free.

ACCESS INFORMATION

Yes, you have several possibilities since there are three train stations next to Ronchamp.

The TGV station Belfort-Montbéliard in Méroux, 30 kilometers away from Ronchamp
From this TGV station, to reach Ronchamp by train,
– You must take a taxi or bus to reach the town-center of Belfort
– Once in the town-center of Belfort, you must take a TER train to the TER station in Ronchamp.


The TER station in Belfort-Town-Center
The TER station in Ronchamp;
Once you have reached the TER station in Ronchamp, you have a 20-minute walk before reaching the top of the Hill.

For cars, a free car park is available, but it is not watched over. Two parking places are reserved for disabled persons with their parking card.

No, the car park is free but it is not watched over.

It is possible for visitors with disabilities to drive to the different visiting points (Chapel, Pilgrim’s Shelter and monastery’s oratory) according to the instructions given by the staff in La Porterie when you buy your admission ticket.

Pour les individuels, l’accès pour les personnes en situation de handicap est possible en voiture jusqu’aux différents points de visite (chapelle, abri du pèlerin et l’oratoire du monastère) selon les consignes transmises par les collaborateurs de la Porterie lors de l’achat de votre billet. 

 

Chapelle Le Corbusier Ronchamp mur de lumière

PREPARING FOR YOUR VISIT

1h30 for a guided tour, 1h to 2h (or more!) for a free visit, depending on how interested you feel.

It is possible to visit but we advise you against it, particularly on Sundays, during the Holy Mass from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m

You can pay in cash, checks (euros), bank cards (except American express), holiday vouchers. Please note that the change will not be given back on holiday vouchers and that buying from the boutique is not allowed.

No, animals are not admitted to the site (neither inside nor outside).

You are kindly requested to wear appropriate clothes for the place.
Shorts, dresses, short skirts are not allowed.
You are also kindly requested to cover your shoulders before entering the Chapel or the oratory.

Yes, only once a year, on the 1st January

Yes


There is a sheltered picnic area next to the Chapel, with tables and benches, which is available from April to October.
In La Porterie, tables and chairs are also available in the relaxation area (when not booked for private use).


La Porterie offers no catering.

MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS

Contrary to what people often think, the Association Notre-Dame du Haut receives no grant for running costs from the State, nor from UNESCO’ world heritage, nor from the Church. Yet, the renovation works at the Chapel are partly funded by the State, the Region and the Département.

Thanks to donations, whether you are a firm or an individual giver. The association which owns the site has been recognized as serving the public good. As a consequence, you can be entitled to tax rebate.


If you would like to support the Association Notre-Dame du Haut to conserve, manage and protect the beauty of the Chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut, please contact:

Association Œuvre de Notre-Dame du Haut – M. Jean-Jacques VIROT

13 rue de la chapelle 70250 Ronchamp
aondh@collinenotredameduhaut.com

Photography outside is permitted for personal use only. Inside, taking pictures or filming is not permitted except especially agreed and requests should be made to:
communication@collinenotredameduhaut.com

Yes, thanks to the community of the nuns of the order of St-Clare who live here permanently and thanks to the Chaplain.

Please visit the website of St-Clare’s monastery to find the public worship times.

Yes, the community of the nuns of the order of St-Clare has been living in Ronchamp since 2009, in the monastery.
It is a small community composed of 10 nuns, who have a sewing workshop when they are not praying.
They sew stoles and tailor-made chasubles for deacons and priests as well as albs for priests, deacons and servers…

La colombe de la paix Le Corbusier Ronchamp

Pratical information

Open every day except on Monday and on the 1st of January

Till the 17th october : Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Closed on Monday.
From the 18th october : Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Closed on Monday.

Last entrance: 30 minutes before closing time

Individuals rates

From the 1st april to 31st october
High season rates :

Adult : 9€
Reduced ticket (disabled visitor, jobless visitor, RSA recipient, Cezam pass, Tourisme Vosges du Sud Passport): 6,50€
Clerics and persons belonging to a religious order : 6€
Student (up to 30 years old) and Avantages jeunes pass: 6,50€ 
Child (8-17 years old): 5€
Yearly Pass (giving illimited access): 15€ 

From the 1st november to 31st march
Low season rates :

Adult : 8€
Reduced ticket (disabled visitor, jobless visitor, RSA recipient, Cezam pass, Tourisme Vosges du Sud Passport): 6,50€
Clerics and persons belonging to a religious order : 6€
Student (up to 30 years old) and Avantages jeunes pass: : 6€
Child (8-17 years old) : 4€
Yearly Pass (giving illimited access): 15€ 

Free admission for Children under 8 and the inhabitants of the Local Coucil Community Rahin-et-Chérimont (a proof of address is requested).

The admission ticket is valid for the day.

Included in the admission ticket, by reservation only: daily guided “discovery” tours available from April to October, guided tours dedicated to a specific theme (please refer to the yearly cultural programme) and the virtual tour.

Group rates (over 15 paying visitors)

Adult : 7€
Student (up to 30 years old) and Student (up to 30 years old) : 5,50€
Child (8 – 17 ans) : €
Reduced ticket (clergy person, disabled visitor, jobless visitor, RSA recipient, Cezam pass) : 6€

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