The Essential
If you want to learn all about the history of Chelles, take time to visit its museum and the archaeological collection left to the town by Abbot Bonno, who was parish priest here from 1899 to 1911. The Merovingian fabrics include a dress which belonged to Queen Bathilde, the founder of Chelles's monastery in the 7C. The Sainte-Croix and Saint-Georges churches nearby house exhibitions of contemporary art relating to the local area.