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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
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+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a really special place to see It’s worth coming g to see the magnificence of this church Loved every second

Thank Droopydrawrs52
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church was the most unexpected sight in the town and we loved it. Beautifully build in wood, big and central. It is also very historical and add wonderfully well to the atmosphere of the town.

Thank JPD62240
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its in heart of Honfleur...definitely worth the visit.....wooden church built by locals...so not typical of what you see

Thank catherinek07
Reviewed 6 days ago

The church was built by sailors - because no one one was going to do it. Made of wood - so the bell tower had to be built nearby and not as part of the church.

Thank JG-Hgate
Reviewed 6 days ago

This church is a magnificent old church that we visited recently while in Honfleur. The roof is made from a boat (or maybe several) turned upside down. It is remarkable to see!

Thank L0rr2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful church. It is a wonderful place to spend some time to reflect and pray. Lovely building with an external bell tower which is open to visitors. Try not to miss the wonderful peal of bells at 9pm!

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The thing that makes this work the visit is that the church was made by the locals and you can see local care and handiwork on display. As a boater, I also loved the nautical presence of the arched ceilings.

Thank Majulamb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is quite unique to find a church fully made out of wood that has been able to survive the ages. It is an interesting experience, whereby the use of the wood (untreated) causes a very dark interior, despite the attempt to make use of...More

Thank _Roen_RB_
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a peek when in town - really interesting church in an old, timber construction design. Not like what you have come to expect touring through Europe.

Thank Winesnobs_Two
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed that the church is still active and vital. It had a higher energy level and was more moving than I expected.

Thank Alicia W
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OcrazyS
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Response from Madeleine W | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's Catholic
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Response from Midlands_T | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing when you are going I would say "possibly". The easiest method of locating is via search engines le Harve tourist information office". If you are there and want to while away a damp Sunday afternoon - try going... More
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