Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe is a chapel in Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay, France, built in 962 on a volcanic formation 85 metres (279 ft) high. The chapel is reached by 268 steps carved into the rock. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James.  In 1429, the mother of Joan of Arc, Isabelle Romée, was said to have come to the site to pray.

Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe is a chapel in Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay, France, built in 962 on a volcanic formation 85 metres (279 ft) high. The chapel is reached by 268 steps carved into the rock. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James. In 1429, the mother of Joan of Arc, Isabelle Romée, was said to have come to the site to pray.

le Puy en Velay ~ France

le Puy en Velay ~ France

Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe Chapel, France

Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe Chapel, France

Le puy en velay 2015.:)Did.G..

Le puy en velay 2015.:)Did.G..

FRANCIA, Haute-Loire, Le Puy-en-Velay, CATEDRAL DE NOTRE DAME, CLOITRE

FRANCIA, Haute-Loire, Le Puy-en-Velay, CATEDRAL DE NOTRE DAME, CLOITRE

Notre Dame de France. The Way of St.James ( Le Puy Route ) Le Puy-en-Velay, France.

Notre Dame de France. The Way of St.James ( Le Puy Route ) Le Puy-en-Velay, France.

Cathedral of Notre Dame, Le-Puy-en-Velay

Cathedral of Notre Dame, Le-Puy-en-Velay

Peacocking around  (at Le Puy-en-Velay France) satyalila.tumblr.com

Peacocking around (at Le Puy-en-Velay France) satyalila.tumblr.com

Le Puy en Velay - South Central France

Le Puy en Velay - South Central France

Le Puy-en-Velay, France. The Way of St.James ( Via Podiensis ).

Le Puy-en-Velay, France. The Way of St.James ( Via Podiensis ).

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