Couvent de la Tourette Reviews
I visited La Tourette with a group of Architect friends on a trip to Lyon. We trcaught a train from Lyon Gorge du Loup to L’Abresele station for 10 euro return each. We went on a Sunday because... more »
This place is hard to get to, and involves a steep walk up from the strain station . It is the famous architect, Le Corbusier’s, last structure. However, it is externally a hulking concrete building.... more »
Truly a religious experience. Definitely worth staying solo for a few nights if you can get a room. By far one of Corbusier’s most impressive works and the fact that you can actually stay here makes it so special. Rooms are perfect, beds super comfortable, staff is friendly and accommodating. Make sure not to miss a service, I cried it was so beautiful.
Very interesting place. A nice, beautiful park around a very atypical monastery, on the French hilly countryside not very far from Lyon. A cool way to spend a sunny afternoon. Recommended.
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