Chartres In Lights 2020: season canceled.

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The Light Route of Chartres In Lights

The health situation shows that the movement and grouping of people can help to maintain the spread of the Coronavirus in the country. In observance of the rules given by the Government, the City of Chartres had to resolve to cancel Chartres In Lights and the Festival of Light for the year 2020.

We look forward to seeing you in 2021 to discover all the novelties we had planned for you this year.

Take care and see you soon!

Discover the Chartres in Lights illuminated sites through this downloadable path of this event:

Le plan de Chartres en lumières 2019

 Click to download the plan (.PDF : 1,4 Mo – new window).



Chartres in Lights has also its app! It designs for those on the move. Not only does it give you a virtual visit, but it also guides you from site to another, on the spot, thanks to practical functionalities such as geo-localization. It is a true guide that will give you lots of information on the iconic locations of the city and their scenography, thematic paths and the agenda of events of the Chartres in Lights.

This free app is available at Google Play and App Store:

Disponible sur Google Play

Disponible sur l'App Store


Focus on the illuminated sites

While some of them are static, almost all of the scenographies of Chartres in Lights are dynamic, using the technique of video mapping. Some are even interactive and transform you into a scenographer.

To preserve a high-quality and modern event, the scenographies are partly renewed every year. These new items are unveiled to the public in preview during the Festival of Light in September.

In 2021, four new original scenographies await you:

But the other sites will also amaze you:


Follow Chartres in Lights on social networks: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube et Instagram.

Contact Us

Information : City of Chartres
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