Day pilgrim

If you have only one day or a few hours free to visit Ars, we propose the following :

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  • 8:45am in the Basilica
  • 11am in the Basilica
  • 6pm in the Basilica

On Sundays

  • 8am in the Basilica
  • 9:30am in the Basilica
  • 11am in the Church Notre-Dame de la Miséricorde
  • 6pm in the Basilica


in the Basilica (according to availability of confessors)

  • from 9am to 12am
  • from 2pm to 6pm ;

A video about the life of the Holy Curé of Ars

(52 minutes) in English - and in other languages) ;

Guided spiritual visits of the Shrine

  • Basilica,
  • The Holy Curé’s house,
  • Exploration of the places in which Jean-Marie Vianney lived and prayed…

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Basilica

  • 1.30pm to 3.30pm (Tuesday-Friday)
  • 2pm to 4 pm (Sunday)

Prayer of the Rosary in the Basilica

  • 5pm (except on Sunday)

The Liturgy of the Hours of the Church sung in the Basilica

  • Lauds,
  • Vespers,
  • Compline

The Pilgrims’ Shop

open all year round :

  • Bookshop
  • Liturgical objects and vestments,

La Providence

The Missionary Workers of the Immaculate welcome you for a meal or a night : 321 rue des écoles 01480 Ars-sur-Formans +33 4 14 00 71 65 – accueil at

For priests

the possibility of celebrating mass, and welcome in the sacristy (from 6.30am to 9pm) ;

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