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Still standing

Many times the church was badly damaged and burnt during the 100 years war with the English and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
An attractive church

The original church on this site was destroyed in the 100 Years War. It was rebuilt in the late... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Richard G
Boston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Many times the church was badly damaged and burnt during the 100 years war with the English and also when the Huguenots vented their Protestant wrath. Rebuild, repair, re-envision, and forge ahead. Although a church is believed to have sat on this spot since 1186,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The original church on this site was destroyed in the 100 Years War. It was rebuilt in the late 15th and early 16th centuries and is absolutely typical of the period. The unusual tower, however, dates to the mid-18th century. The interior is cool and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The paratrooper hanging from the church may be on the wrong side but it still gives you a vivid reminder of what it was like for the paratroopers jumping in that morning.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I was fortunate to be walking in this area when I heard the bells and walked until I found the church. It was open so I was able to visit. It's a lovely old church and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank S B
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A lovely huge church on a hill, within easy walking distance of the tourist center of Honfleur. There are marvelous paintings and windows.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

The façade of the church and the first bay of the nave, date from the end of the 15th and beginning of the 16th centuries while the intricately carved main entrance supports a magnificent octagonal bell-tower constructed in 1760. Worth a VISIT

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This 16th/17th Century survivor has seen many changes during its life time. The interior was redone in the 19th Century , so this is an old place of worship ! The Church mightn't be the biggest or brightest but in it's own way is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

I felt a feeling of peace and tranquility on entering this very ancient building.We have seen more beautiful interiors in other churches during our travels but having said that it is still worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peterperfik
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This most beautiful holy place is an attraction for all those who visit the town . The old times reflect here the faith of the devotees and the history of the era . The quite inside will put you in the trance . Serene and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We thought this was a lovely old church. Some nice stained glass and wall decorations and a beautiful triptych type alter.

Date of experience: April 2017
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