Musée des Beaux-Arts
Joan Of Arc Statue
The 12th- to 14th-century Église St-Jacques , the city’s only remaining medieval parish church, has some 1960s stained glass that’s so...
Cathédrale Notre Dame
Imagine the egos, extravagance and the over-the-top costumes of a French royal coronation… The focal point of all the bejewelled...
Café du Palais
Run by the same family since 1930, this art-deco cafe is the place to sip a glass of Champagne and see and be seen, at least if you’re...
Solid choice for brasserie fare like moules frites (mussells and chips) and steaks. There’s a €6.50 children’s menu.
Musée des Beaux-Arts information
Lonely Planet review
This institution’s rich collection, housed in an 18th-century abbey, boasts one of only four versions of Jacques-Louis David’s world-famous The Death of Marat (yes, the bloody corpse in the bathtub), 27 works by Camille Corot (only the Louvre has more), 13 portraits by German Renaissance painters Cranach the Elder and the Younger, lots of Barbizon School landscapes, some art-nouveau creations by Émile Gallé, and two works each by Monet, Gauguin and Pissarro.