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Place de Francois Mitterrand, 14100, Lisieux, France
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Must visit if you are in Lisieux, It's a part of St.Therese of Lisieux path (this path across the city is marked with Blue lines)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aurvir
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We called at Lisieux on our way back to Calaais. Magnificent cathedral from the outside. And inside was fabulous too. The photographic exhibition on the life of St Therese, in English as well as French, filled both sides of the building. Very interesting and compelling....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Keith W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is place is a must go if you are in Lisieux and if you are following the path of St.Therese of Lisieux, she did her first communion here and is a must see if you are in town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ladylalique
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Those in charge of this church have taken some steps to provide lighting for some if its features, which is an improvement over many of its counterparts in other formly important cities.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jon A
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The place has a fantastic acoustic and when visited, a spectacle in the honour of the beatification of Therese de Lisieux it proved to be excellent for translating the message of Therese.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was lucky to see the Cathedral, to sit quietly and hear first the bells chiming but then the organ playing, practicing for a concert it was just magic. How lucky this city id to have two such glorious buildings.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It's easy to get somewhat blase about all the staggering Gothic churches in Northern France. This certainly isn't one of the great ones but its smaller size gives it a somewhat intimate feel and it has one or rather nice pieces of religious art. Perhaps...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice gothic church that could use a face lift. It is fairly simply on the inside. The facade is really beautiful but definitely needs a good cleanup and restoration. Worth a visit when in the area.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FGG-DXB
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A remarkable piece of heritage and architecture. I was blown away by its magnitude on the outside and inside for the large amount of stained glass windows, sculptures and paintings . It is very humbling to sit inside an impressive building such as this, religious...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not one of the three main Lisieux pilgrimage sites, and not an outstanding Cathedral by French standards (where every big town has a stunning 'Cathedrale'!) but a lovely place to pray, and a place which has the advantage of being between a beautiful garden and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Maria W
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hello Maria, unfortunately there is no ebglish mass celebrated at the cathedral. This is a french spoken place for catholic christians. if you wabt an englisg mass, find out at Holy Theresa sanctuary, they may have what you... More
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