Breathtaking pictures of the Chartres en Lumières

Chartres Cathedral during the Chartres en Lumiere event in 2015 © PtrQs / CC BY-SA 4.0

Chartres Cathedral during the Chartres en Lumiere event in 2015 © PtrQs / CC BY-SA 4.0 - Credit: Archant

Every year, the city of Chartres in Eure-et-Loir lights up for the Chartres en Lumières festival when famous monuments and landmarks are illuminated. Here are some of our favourite pictures of the 2017 event

1. Place in the sun:

2. In the shadows:

3, Tickled pink:

4. Reach for the moon:

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5. Up, up and away:

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6. Stars of the show:

7. All that glitters:

8. Watching you:

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9. The wow factor:

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10. On fire!

11. Story time

12. Many faces:

13. Pretty in pink

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The Chartres en lumières is on until the 8th of October. Find out more here