With 1.5 million visitors each year, Fourvire is one of the busiest sanctuaries and
tourist sites in France. Fore more than a thousand years The Virgin Mary has been
The Basilica of Fourvire is a typical and outstanding example of the 19th century
Every day several religious services are held in Fourvire and the team of Chaplains
and volunteer workers is on hand to welcome you personally.
There is a Mass in English on the 1st Sunday of each month at 09h30 in Mary's Chapel
Guided tours explain the Basilica, its architecture and its decoration often
intensely symbolic. There is also the famous visite insolite/Mystery visit ending
high up on the roof!
The Sanctuary includes the Museum of Religious Art which presents the Treasure of
Fourvire and at different times each year other exhibitions of religious significance.
More information : www.fourviere.org