Chartres en lumières returns from April 10, 2021
until the end of the year!

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The Light Route of Chartres In Lights

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

The Chartres en lumières 2021 plan

Download the map (.PDF : 1,6 Mo).

The illuminations take place every evening, starting at dusk, and run in a loop, until the end of the year:

  • until January 15, 2022: from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm

(+ or - 10 minutes)


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, new original illuminations await you:

And from December 3, 2021 to January 15, 2022, you can discover illuminations specially created for Christmas on:

The other sites will also dazzle you:


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


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

Contact Us

Information : City of Chartres
Place des Halles
28000 Chartres
02 37 18 47 84 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
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Production : City of Chartres