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La Maison Picassiette

20 rue du Repos, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 90 45 80
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Chartres Old Town and Cathedral Tour from Paris
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20 rue du Repos, 28000, Chartres, France
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+33 2 37 90 45 80
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun, but unknown gem! Only an hour from Orleans where we were staying . There is some quaint shops , a beautiful cathedral and excellent crepes close by in the town of Chartres. Worth adding to your say

Thank Theresafox5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real eye opener into the amount of love and dedication that the gentleman put into the making of this house decorated with pieces of broken crockery. A truly mystical experience. Can't recommend it enough

Thank Carolinemacdonald265
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a medieval town with people still living in the buildings. They do have electricity. The streets are very narrow. Every now and then we would be surprised by a car coming down the street. The streets are barely wide enough for one car!

Thank kruemp
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We really were blown away by the amount of detail and artistry displayed by a self taught "graveyard sweeper". Using 'found' bits of ceramics, tile and glass he created this marvelous work of art over a 30 year period. His neighbors called him a "plate...More

2  Thank UtahPeeps
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place was one of the highlights of this and any other of the many trips I have taken to France. I almost, selfishly, don't want to rave about it as part of it's magic was how "secreted" it felt. It does take a bit...More

1  Thank derrah15
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Don't stand still you may get tiled. One mans obsession lives on as a quirky place to visit. Everything is mosaic. We visited in September 2016 and it was 5:60 euro per adult and spent about 90 minutes there.

2  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just a short walk from the centre of Chartres La Maison Picassiette is worth seeing for sure. It's an odd little tourist attraction / work of art. The detail and imagination behind the work is truly impressive, and the little garden is delightful. It won't...More

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Make sure you don't miss this when you come to Chartres--it is well worth the detour (not located in city center). It's not big, true, but goodness, how could it be with the amount of work that it must have taken just to create it?...More

1  Thank Bellemaman29
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It is incredible to see this house and all the mosaics. Very inspiring if one is craft oriented and talented. A different place.

Thank Tuffedpuffin
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is such a fascinating garden to see. I highly recommend stopping by for look. Well worth the entrance fee.

Thank Jennette1
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