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Standing above the village of Le Grand Bornand, with panoramic views over the Aravis chain, the chapel of Le Nant Robert is well worth seeing. It was founded in 1762 and renovated on several occasions during the course of the XX century.

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Founded in 1677, the chapel is nestled in the heart of the old village of Le Chinaillon. Despite major renovation work to the building in 1977, it has retained its traditional appearance.

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The Town Hall is a stone building, typical of early XX century architecture. It houses all the municipal services and the meeting room for the village council.

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The cross at Le Clos du Pin is unusual for two reasons : firstly, this stone cross is the oldest of all the Le Grand Bornand crosses (dating from 1500) and secondly, and for the same reason, it has been classified since 1944 as a heritage monument.

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The original cemetery was situated for a long time immediately around the church. In the mid-XX century, it had to be relocated so that a new village square could be built in front of the Tourist Office, the Town Hall and the church.

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During your walks in the village, you will find along your way, chapels, crosses, oratories, witnesses of the importance of the Christian life. Each structure reveals its unmissible caracteristics: statues, stained glass, paintings, altarpieces ...

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After 60 years of building work, undertaken and financed by the local community,it was consecrated in 1877. Built in the neo-gothic style of the XIX century, the architecture is typical of the golden age of the Catholic church.

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"Drink milk", mural painting created by the artist Micowel in 2000, restored and enlarged in 2015 by the Melting Paint collective.

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"The History of Cow Art" is a mural painting created in 2007 by the Melting Paint collective.


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