Built on the top of a hill, Romont is a medieval town rich in history and art. Its castle, with a a beautiful court yard shelters the Swiss Stained Glass Museum. Its gothic Church is decorated with stained glass Windows from 15th to 20th century, with wooden stalls and with sculptures. Surrounded by city walls and watching towers, shops and restaurants welcome the traveller. Guided tours may be arranged trough the Tourist Information Office. Advance notice is necessary.
Beyond the city wall, the Cistercian Abbey « Fille-Dieu » (Glasswindows of Brian Clarke) allows the visitor to rest and meditate. The surrounding countryside, for example the « Bois de Boulogne » provides areas for sports and leisures, hiking and biking paths and mountain bike circuits are also available. The visitor may choose to stay at the farm or enjoy the contemporary stained glass tours, in a relaxed «art de vivre».
Swiss museum of stained glass and glass art
Exhibition 25th November 2012 to 24th March 2013
Verso. Reverse-Glass Painting of contemporary swiss artists
In the Vitromusée, you can see the creations of sixteen swiss contemporary artists, who use the reverse-glass painting technique, in their way: about 50 surprising, fascinating, personal and very different creations on the same technical theme.
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