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

8 to 16 – The bridges and wash-houses on the banks of the Eure river (news 2021)

About the scenographies

Artistic designs for Christmas illuminations: “Nuée céleste” de Luminariste – et – la féérie de Noël de M2.Creative

From December 3, 2021 to January 15, 2022, new scenographies specially created for Christmas will replace those of the “Faune et Flore” and “MétamorFaune” series.

The Gloriette quayside and wash-house – “Nuée céleste” (Celestial cloud)

On the quay and the Gloriette wash-house, solar stars and glacial flakes mix their sparkles and dance above the Eure.

8 and 11 to 16 – La féérie de Noël (The magic of Christmas)

And on the other quays, bridges and wash-houses, you will find gingerbread, slippers hanging from a chimney, elves, fir trees, letters to Santa Claus, gifts, wooden soldiers, candles, reindeers, candy canes... The complete panoply to be immersed in the Christmas magic!


Artistic designs: “Faune et Flore” by M2.Creative – et – “MétamorFaune” by Luminariste

On the banks of the Eure river, the scenographies realized by Enluminures and Artway Chartres transport you in a lovely walk which you can realize in family or between friends.


8 – The Minimes bridge – “Faune et Flore : Froid glacial” (Freezing cold)

New in 2021 !

The bear that escaped from the bestiary of the Saint-André collegiate church wanders in its natural environment, in a Canadian forest, while beavers build a dam. Under the pressure of the water, the dam bursts and the current carries you far away to Alaska in the middle of the ice floe and penguins.


9 & 10 – The Gloriette quayside and wash-house – “MétamorFaune”

The Gloriette quayside and wash-house illuminated by Luminariste – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

The Gloriette quayside and wash-house make way for a magical world populated by magical creatures taken from encyclopedias and books of hours: an Art Nouveau-inspired weave of plants shelters colorful animal, plant and hybrid chimeras.


11 – The Bouju bridge – “Faune et Flore : Le pont de singes” (The bridge of monkeys)

New in 2021 !

Several cracks have appeared on the Bouju Bridge, where dense vegetation, typical of Asian jungles, is beginning to cover the stone. Soon, monkeys climb on the lianas and make the bridge their new playground.


12 – The Foulerie wash-house – “Faune et Flore : En cascade !” (Waterfall!)

The Foulerie washhouse illuminated by M2.Creative – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

From the Foulerie washhouse springs a fabulous waterfall that allows the survival of flowers and animals of very diverse origins, from the Alps to the tropical forests. Behind the falls, a cave can be glimpsed: it would shelter hundreds of bats...


13 – The Saint-Hilaire bridge et arcades – “Faune et Flore : Hippocroco”

The Saint-Hilaires bridge and arcades illuminated by M2.Creative – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

From the banks of the Nile to the great lakes, the Saint-Hilaire arcades reveal sumptuous African landscapes. But be careful, don't let yourself be distracted too much because some inconvenient animals could well appear.


14 – The Saint-Hilaire bridge – “Faune et Flore : Zone humide” (Wetland)

The Saint-Hilaire bridge illuminated by M2.Creative – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

Here you are in a mangrove where a surprising fauna and flora live, including the famous fiddler crabs.


15 – The Grenouillère wash-house – “Faune et Flore : Le perchoir” (The perch)

The Grenouillère washhouse illuminated by M2.Creative – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

Like a gigantic perch in the heart of the South American jungle, the Grenouillère washhouse is adorned with a multitude of multicolored birds such as Ara parrots.


16 – The Saint-Père mill and bridge – “Faune et Flore : Lagunes et Amazone” (Lagoons and Amazon river)

The Saint-Père mill and bridge illuminated by M2.Creative – Chartres en lumières

New in 2021 !

Flamingos flying away, endless rivers in the middle of immense forests, heavenly lagoons, skies adorned with a thousand colors ... The dream is not far away.


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