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Chapelle Beaudelle et le plan relief

Cathedrals, churches and abbeys, Chapel in Aire-sur-la-Lys
  • The Beaudelle Chapel in Aire-sur-la-Lys dates back to 1877. Jean-Baptiste Beaudelle, a little-known local man at the time, donated his vast house on his death so that the town could finance the construction of a hospice. Originally a chapel for the hospice, the neo-Gothic building was ideally located on the Place du Rivage. That's why, until the early 20th century, it was the town's real port. Merchandise ships arriving via the Lys were taken in charge on the other side of the bridge on the...
    The Beaudelle Chapel in Aire-sur-la-Lys dates back to 1877. Jean-Baptiste Beaudelle, a little-known local man at the time, donated his vast house on his death so that the town could finance the construction of a hospice. Originally a chapel for the hospice, the neo-Gothic building was ideally located on the Place du Rivage. That's why, until the early 20th century, it was the town's real port. Merchandise ships arriving via the Lys were taken in charge on the other side of the bridge on the quays located along the cycle path in the rue du Moulin.
    Just as it was once the town's river and commercial gateway, the Chapelle Beaudelle is now the gateway to Aachen's heritage. Renovated as a Tourist Interpretation Centre, the site now has two tactile tables with a map system. These display around fifty points of interest, classified by theme and each with a detailed description. These points of interest also provide an opportunity to discover the region's heritage in the broadest sense of the term: built, natural and culinary.
    Finally, an extract from the reproduction of the relief map of the town can also be seen in the Chapelle Beaudelle. Using technology first used in France, this plan-relief reproduces the town as it was in 1745. It depicts the town and its fortifications in minute detail. It allows you to understand the evolution of the town of Aire-sur-la-Lys at a glance. Four themed videos have been produced using historical documents and current images, including those filmed using a drone. You can watch them on the big screen.

    The Chapelle Beaudelle is open to the public from June to September.
    Admission is free.
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Openings
  • From July 1, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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