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


Every Saturday* at 2 pm and 3.30 pm.

From 08/07 to 01/09 : every Thursday, Friday and Saturday* at 10.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm.

NEW SUMMER 2019: discover a second apartment during the Thursday morning tour!

*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:  €10 / €8.50 / Free under 8. Does not include the site entrance (Cultural Centre and church).
  • Limited access, booking online is mandatory.


2 new offers:

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

Pass Le Corbusier*: 17€ / 14,50€ –> guided tour of the Cultural Centre and the church + guided tour of the Housing Unit

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

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Cultural Centre and Saint-Pierre church


From 08/07 to 01/09 : From Monday to Friday at 10.30 am and 3.30 pm


Visit the Maison de la Culture listed as Unesco World Heritage in  2016, and the church which was conceived by Le Corbusier in the 60s and inaugurated only in 2006!
Our guides will tell you all the secrets of these astonishing buildings.

A unique architectural adventure!

  • Tickets and departure at the Cultural Centre
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Charge: €4 / €3.50 / Free under 8. In addition to the site entrance ticket.