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Sunday 17 September 2023, 10:00, 13:30Passed
Conditions
Good health - Visits by successive groups - Waiting at the foot of the North stairs -
September 2023
Sunday 17
10:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 17:30
7 to 99 years old

Église Notre-Dame d'Aubenton 02500 Aubenton

0 Place de l'Église 02500 Aubenton
  • Aisne
  • Hauts-de-France

Visit the bell tower of Aubenton: an impressive structure!

Aubenton: exceptional visit of the bell tower!
Sunday 17 September 2023, 10:00, 13:30Passed
Conditions
Good health - Visits by successive groups - Waiting at the foot of the North stairs -
Bernard Gréhant

In the old spiral staircase, 41 high steps to reach the first level, with a first glance and a small surprise, and possibility to leave it there, ... then again 48 steps and you are finally at the level of the bells, with a view on the splendid frame: of oak in profusion...

Types d'événement
Visite commentée / Conférence
Thème 2022
Patrimoine durable
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About the location

Église Notre-Dame d'Aubenton 02500 Aubenton
0 Place de l'Église 02500 Aubenton
  • Aisne
  • Hauts-de-France
Dominating the landscape, an unmissable landmark, the bell tower of Notre-Dame d'Aubenton Church has a very slender octagonal spire, which dates from 1784, while the original form was simply pyramidal. The church itself was built between 1044 and the first half of the 12th century and particularly suffered from the events of war, burned during the sieges of 1340 and 1521\. The most important restorations date back to 1553 and 1812, 1883 and 1984 ... then finally in 2010-2013, with a complete overhaul of the structure and roof of the spire. An impressive structure that is well worth, on a local scale, that of the "forest" of Notre-Dame de Paris. The visit will take place in small groups, with waiting at the foot of the building. The bell tower houses 4 bells that ring the hours and the half hours, the angelus at 8h, noon and 19h...
Tags
Monument historique, Édifice religieux
Access
The access takes place by spiral staircase whose steps are relatively high, so tiring: it is recommended to be in perfect health.
Bernard Gréhant