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Collegiale St. Ours, Loches

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  • You go here to see the incredible tomb of Agnès Sorel, the mistress of King Charles VII of France! I highly recommend this site, and learning a little about Agnès Sorel!!!  more »
  • Was aware this church was in the Royal City of Loches but knew nothing about it. Really old architecture with unusual pyramid domes, pre Gothic. Tomb of Agnes Sorel was surprisingly beautiful in this ...  more »
  • Visit this church to see the gisant (tomb) Of Agnès Sorel, the first official mistress of a king of France (Charles VII), who died arsenic poisoning at age 28! The alabaster tomb is very beautiful  more »
  • ♿ There is a ramp for the elderly and disabled that is located at the corner of the collegiate church and the St. Louis Garden (take the Pactius Street on your right when you are facing the porch of the collegiate church). Access could be improved however. 😕 our photos 360 ° are taken with a Ricoh Theta S kit (loan from Google StreetView! 😊). That I liked to do spiritual strain for a while. Also bold architecture as it is atypical of his quadruple conical roof of tufa stone is a tourism characteristic to contemplate. Choice since "the Vicariate", St. Louis and the terrace of the "rectory" gardens... This beautiful collegiate church based on Carolingian foundations, but historical uncertainties remain for greater seniority, "Merovingian" type. A campaign of excavations initiated in the Citadel, mainly to the royal house, 2 years, may be able to enlighten us with certainty on the occasion of archaeological surveys in the vicinity of the House and the church building...
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