Pilgrimages in France

Cluny, France ©Jill K H Geoffrion. Do not copy without permission.

France is full of pilgrimage sites.
I offer you information about some of the sites where I have had the joy of praying.

General Information that will be helpful for American travelers to France (or anywhere else)


Le Mont St. Michel

Lunar Eclipse, Supermoon

A series of introductions to contemplative walks in the Mont St. Michel Area, including a day-long pilgrimage across the bay.
Marche Vers Le Mont: Le pèlerinage et la prière dans un labyrinthe (pdf)
Marche Vers Le Mont: Marche comme un pèlerin (pdf)
Marche Vers Le Mont: Marche la traversée (pdf)
Marche Vers Le Mont: Marche vers la paix (pdf)
Marche Vers Le Mont: Marche à la suite de Christ (pdf)
Marche Vers Le Mont: Un résumé (pdf)

Une gallerie des photos de la retraite Marche Vers le Mont, 2015 (Une retraite de Chemin Neuf)
A photo gallery of pilgrims walking to Mont St. Michel across the bay, the Abbey church, and the surrounding area.


French Labyrinths (Modern and Ancient)

St. Quentin Cathedral Labyrinth


Chartres Cathedral

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is awesome in the truest sense of the word! Information is available about how to get there, the Cathedral, town, and environs.

Chartres Cathedral in the fog by photographer Jill K H Geoffrion


Le Chemin Saint Jacques: French Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela


Paris: Places of Pilgrimage and Spiritual Nurture


In and Near (within an hour of) the Town of Chartres