"Pure perfection! :)" Taizé by polardabar
Taizé Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 46 photos
Taizé is DEFINITELY & with no doubt AT all THE ultimate place in the WHOLE wide world!!! :) I just can't name the favorite person I've met, my fondest memory, the sight I cherish the most! There's simply too much & I cherish it all the same! When I'm there, I'm a different person & I can feel everyone else is too. It's just that people come there to find something they're searching for - or simply be happy 'coz they've already found it! Camping with the best people you've ever met, just talking & enjoying your life... I've met some of my best friends there! It's heaven on Earth - just a bit hotter... :) The people are just the BEST! I love you guys! :)
Taizé is actually the name of the small village around which the camp is settled. It's actually something like a religious camp, but not quite... It was founded in 1940 by brother Roger who is still emailing prayers every day! :) Anyway, it's a brotherhood with members from all around the world, different religions, skin color, opinions etc. It's a great place to develop yourself into a person you're not at the moment. That's a great place to think about yourself & others. The daily life in Taizé consists of helping the community (washing up, cooking, cleaning, preparing whatever is necessary a.s.o.), praying, working in groups - all in all - simply living & enjoying!
The spiritual life is made of 3 daily prayers which are indescribably special! They're held in a big tent while hundreds of people sing chorals listening to prayers in dozens of languages... It simply makes you happy when you think to yourself: 'All of these people are the same now!' It's simply overwhelming & it just puts a grin on your face...
There are meetings for New year's every winter - this year it's Lisbon, Portugal. I've personally been to Budapest & Paris, which were great, but Taizé really is a thing you have to experience during the summer.
- Pros:So many great people, such a great experience!
- Cons:It lasts TOO short! :(
- In a nutshell:Paradise!
Going around Taizé is pretty easy! You might feel a bit lost for the first couple of minutes - till you meat someone,... more travel advice
You can travel to Taizé by train & by bus. There are connections from Paris, Lyon, Geneva and Dijon to the nearest train... more travel advice
polardabar's Related Pages
Taizé Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "What is Taizé?"
- "Pure perfection! :)"
- "Taize - Space and Time"
- "Taizé - religious youth meeting centre"
- "Wellspring of faith"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Taizé
- Hotels in Taizé
- Transportation in Taizé
- Nightlife in Taizé
- Restaurants in Taizé
- Shopping in Taizé
- Warnings and Dangers in Taizé
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Taizé
- 6 Reviews
- 8 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 5 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (8)
Have you been to Taizé?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Taizé
Photos in TaizéSee All Photos (8)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Zagreb Intro, 36 reviews, 73 photos, 5 travelogues
- Stockholm Intro, 35 reviews, 70 photos
- Berlin Intro, 17 reviews, 63 photos, 3 travelogues
- Graz Intro, 23 reviews, 36 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Motovun Intro, 21 reviews, 34 photos, 2 travelogues
- Ljubljana Intro, 18 reviews, 36 photos, 5 travelogues
- Rome Intro, 17 reviews, 21 photos, 1 travelogue
- Paris Intro, 12 reviews, 21 photos
- Croatia Intro, 14 reviews, 19 photos, 4 travelogues
- Oslo Intro, 14 reviews, 11 photos, 1 travelogue