Finistère: The old Eiffel lighthouse in Moguériec finally back at the quay after its restoration

Finistère: The Old Eiffel Lighthouse in Moguériec Finally Back at the Quay after its Restoration

HERITAGE: Built in 1876, the ten-metre-high building is one of the very last existing Eiffel lighthouses Restored for several months, the Eiffel lighthouse in Moguériec has finally returned to the Finistère port. It is one of only three lighthouses Gustave Eiffel built in France. Built-in 1876, the lighthouse was first installed in the port of Honfleur […]

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Employees work to restore the Vaulted Roof at the Saint-Donatien Basilica in Nantes

Nantes: A Significant Milestone in the Restoration of the Saint-Donatien Basilica

HERITAGE:  A year and a half after the fire that destroyed the building, the operation to restore the vaults, “the most complex part of the restoration,” concludes … One by one, the 10,000 blocks of stone of varying sizes, have almost all been laid. At 30 meters high, where the roof caught fire in June 2015, a […]

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The Archangel of Mont-saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel: Removal of the Archangel Scheduled for Thursday, Postponed

The Archangel of Mont-Saint-Michel was to be scheduled tomorrow to go under restoration in Dordogne. But the weather does not permit. The archangel will have to wait a few hours or days before they can go ahead and remove it from the abbey, situated at the top of Mont-saint-Michel. The removal operation planned for Thursday 25th […]

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Mont-Saint-Michel: The Archangel to be Removed for Renovation 1

Mont-Saint-Michel: The Archangel to be Removed for Renovation

The archangel of Mont-Saint-Michel will improve its image. He will be taken off the Abbey on Thursday to be restored in the Dordogne. The Archangel dominating the Mont-Saint-Michel rises to over 156 m above sea level and is most affected by sea spray.  He will be eligible for restoration.  A first since 1987, when the unique […]

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