Oise - Abbey of Chaalis

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Abbey of Chaalis

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(22 reviews)
Fontaine Chaalis, Oise, France
45 mins

About the tour

A former Cistercian abbey in the heart of the Valois, the Domaine de Chaalis, its chapel described as the "Sistine Chapel of the Oise", (well ... maybe they are a bit exagerating L0L) its "Jacquemart-André Museum", its park and its rose garden classified as a "remarkable garden". This ensemble, rich in nine centuries of history, is nestled in the hollow of a wooded valley that has been admired by visitors for decades.

Meet Patrick Herpe

Patrick Herpe

Patrick isn't one to shy away from travel and adventure. "I was lucky enough to travel the world with my job, discover different cultures, and meet incredible people!" he says, after having explored multiple cities across Europe and Asia. On his tours, you may catch more than a surprise or two about Paris. "In fact, it is an everyday experience. I'm a native Parisian, but every day, I continue to discover new things, new secrets about Paris. It's a never-ending story," he laughs. It was his love for Paris that led him to become a guide. "I'm a father and a teacher, and I realized that my passion was to share my knowledge, so I decided to be a guide about one of my passion: Paris!" Patrick chips in. "I enjoy sharing the love and passion I have for my own city, Paris. Its monuments, its history, its gastronomy, its culture, and all of its little secrets. I can't wait to share all of these with you!" "At the end of my tour I always give a virtual bise - two in fact being a good Parisian!" he laughs.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Oise with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Oise. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

(UK): Caroline P.

04 August 2021

Lovely tour. Very interesting

Nina (Toronto) B.

02 August 2021

In an empty church he drops his voice to a whisper so can't be heard.

Eriko Luis (🇵🇭 Philippines) H.

31 July 2021

Merci beaucoup Patrick for showing this place! 😍 The chapel is the best part of the tour! Beautiful paintings!

Michaela (Austria) M.

31 July 2021

Amazing tour - so many things to see and discover and Patrick's style of guiding was excellent. He managed perfectly to give me enough time to take everything in, provided lots of information and was very personalable throughout. Thanks a lot!

Stephany (USA) .

31 July 2021

Patrick is always a thoughtful and interesting tour guide. Today's visit to the Abbey of Chaalis was a treat, as tours outside of Paris are not so common. The Abbey grounds were breathtaking, especially with the colorful variety of roses in bloom. Patrick is very knowledgeable about French art and history, so you always take away new facts and information with every tour. Heygo is very lucky to have Patrick on board their team!

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