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Visited the basilica around 14:30 pm. Some tourists, who all behaved very well (what a difference... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ClogsinFrance
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Caen, France
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Beautiful church.

Beautiful church with amazing views of the surrounding areas from the Dome. Simple explanation of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
helen3533
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Livarot, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the basilica around 14:30 pm. Some tourists, who all behaved very well (what a difference when you compare that with the hordes that visit the Notre Dame in Paris), and quite a few pilgrims. We all more or less disappeared in the enormous church....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church with amazing views of the surrounding areas from the Dome. Simple explanation of the life of sainte Terese

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to spend a few hours here in the basilica. A very peaceful and place of thought. Would definitely recommend the visit. The views from the domes are amazing but make sure you can achieve the over 300 steps, well worth it though!!

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning monument. Mostly Free of charge, except for the dome. The 300 steps are definetly worth it though, especially the inner dome; a magnificient view on the interior of the baselique. Free parking space. In short; a must see when you're around.

Thank RenevnMook
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Free entry so definitely worth a visit. There is a 2 euro charge for adults (1 euro for children) to go up into the dome and up again to the top, but it is very good value considering the views of Lisieux and surrounding area....More

Thank damasinnas
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I've already reviewed the Basilica as Lisieux is a town I visit with some regularity. However, yesterday I did something I'd not done in many years - climbed the 305 steps to the top of the dome. It was certainly worth the effort - you...More

Thank mary h
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We stopped off here to break our journey and are pleased we did. The basilica is amazing! Apart from the size and interesting architecture outside the inside is stunning. The mosaic work is really beautiful throughout but we particularly liked the crypt. Well worth a...More

1  Thank Lalallama
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Whether you are of the Catholic faith or non believer, this basilica is well worth visiting. From a Catholic perspective there is the spiritual aspect to the visit, but even if you are of no faith, the basilica itself is a sight to behold. From...More

Thank fenlaDublin
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I took the train from Paris to Lisieux just make sure you take the first train because sometimes they cancel the first train in the morning and if that happens don't worry you can always take the next train according to SNCF (french train company)...More

1  Thank Ladylalique
Reviewed 15 May 2018

A fascinating place of remembrance of a dedicated soul. The architecture is in perfect symbiosis with the spiritual message of Therese and of the church.

1  Thank MikiBrussels_Belgium
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