LA LANTERNE DES MORTS

  • Lanterne des Morts - Les Moutiers en Retz
  • Lanterne des Morts
  • LA LANTERNE DES MORTS - LES MOUTIERS EN RETZ
Lanterne des Morts - Les Moutiers en RetzLanterne des MortsLA LANTERNE DES MORTS - LES MOUTIERS EN RETZ

Presentation

Historical monument dating from the 21 century, the lantern of Les Moutiers en Retz is nowadays, the only one in France in activity! The goal of this monument consists of lighting a little lamp (a candle in the old days) when someone in the village is dead and during the day of the dead. 
This lantern is located in the middle of the old cemetery between the Madame Church ( nowadays destroyed ) and the St Pierre Church.
The lantern can be seen from the outside only.
Information
  • PERIOD OF SITE OR HISTORIC MONUMENT :
    • Other, please specify XIème siècle
  • VISITS :
    • Individual admission (without guide)
    • Group admission (without guide)
  • PETS :
    • Pets only on leash
  • ACESSIBILITY :
    • Accessible for mobility impaired persons
  • Geographical zone :
    • Les Moutiers en Retz

Map

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LA LANTERNE DES MORTS
Place de l'Eglise Madame
44760
LES MOUTIERS EN RETZ
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.06275
Longitude : -2.00061
Contact details
LA LANTERNE DES MORTS
Place de l'Eglise Madame
44760
LES MOUTIERS EN RETZ