When international traders became bankers at the beginning of the 18th century, luxury insidiously invaded the most exclusive areas of the city in spite of the austerity specific to the calvinist society. The front of houses are decorated, art collections are formed, which finally ended up in the museums of the city, fashionable items such as decorated carriages are tolerated. This walk shows you how some rich citizens prided themselves upon circumventing the prevailing sumptuary laws.
Guide: Marlyse Beldi
Registration with the guide is mandatory