Guided Tours

Tour the site with our guides to find out about Le Corbusier, the Firminy project and its concrete architecture. See the agenda of events to discover all the available activities!


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The Housing Unit


Résultat de recherche d'images pour "drapeau français"  Résultat de recherche d'images pour "drapeau anglais"  all year long: On Saturday* at 2 pm and 3.30 pm. These tours are mostly in French, some info translated on demand.

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "drapeau anglais" From 09/07 to 30/08 2020: English tours on Thursday and Friday* at 10.30 am. 

*except on public holidays


Come and stroll around with our guides in the Unité d’Habitation of Firminy, latest of the 5 Le Corbusier’s Housing Units.

Discover the unmodified show-appartement and enjoy the amazing view from the nursery school and the roof-top. Come and visit the Firminy project and see what makes it different.

  • Departure in front of the Housing Unit (15 minutes before departure, only visitors with a ticket will be accepted, no purchasing on site).
  • Duration: 75 to 90 minutes
  • Fee:  see choices below.
  • Limited access, booking online is mandatory.


2 choices:

Guided tour of the Housing Unit ONLY: 10€ / 8.5€ –> NO access to the Cultural Centre and the church.

Discovery Pass *:  14€ / 12€ –> access to the Cultural Centre and the church + guided tour of the Housing Unit.

* Valid 2 consecutive days. Limited access, online booking is required.

Cultural Centre and Saint-Pierre church



Visit the Cultural Centre listed as Unesco World Heritage in 2016, and the church conceived by Le Corbusier in the 60s and inaugurated in 2006!

A unique architectural adventure!

  • Tickets at the Cultural Centre or at the church
  • See opening hours here