Notre-Dame de Royan
Notre-Dame de Royan
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Gwenda M
95 contributions
Sep 2022
This is a building well worth visiting. The exterior seems austere but the interior is beautiful in it' s starkness
Written 9 October 2022
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Anne S
Colchester, UK53 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
I thought at first that this church was big and a bit ugly.
Then we went inside, and it took my breath away.
It might not be everyone’s cup of tea but do not miss having a look for yourself.
Written 21 September 2022
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Gaspardi
Sicily, Italy5 contributions
Aug 2020
At night fall this extraordinary church is illuminated and can be seen from everywhere in Royan.
It's worth visiting and going inside.
A surprise and history lesson.
Written 28 April 2021
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Zip
Usa, Japan10 contributions
Aug 2020
Worth seeing, a surprising church.The centre point of the sky line in Royan.
An amazing church.designed and built after the war.
Written 25 August 2020
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Michael O
Lichfield, UK722 contributions
Jul 2019
This concrete edifice can be seen as you arrive in Royan almost dominating the skyline. It looks like some bizarre water tower or a weird block of contemporary flats. Better inside than out with some impressive stained glass work. I think it is permanently losing concrete and cement but is worth a visit.
Written 15 September 2019
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Vicky J
Dibden Purlieu, UK12 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
This is well worth a look inside, especially on a sunny day, as today was. Truely the gem in Royans crown.
Written 8 August 2019
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LoneWidow
London, UK48 contributions
Jul 2018 • Solo
Which was a shame, as it looks interesting from the outside. I have to witter on for several more characters to let you know this is closed. Best to check when it's going to open again.
Written 22 July 2018
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trooper92
St. Gallen553 contributions
Jul 2018 • Family
Having seen many cathedrals around the globe, this is one of the few I will always remember. Somewhat delapidated from the outside, its avantgardistic and courageous design will surprise you inside. Very interesting leaflets are available inside. Don’t let you shy away by the construction work (as of summer 2018) - the cathedral is accessible and the best way to approach it is from the back (the fish tail-style entrance).
Written 19 July 2018
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lbj17
Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK3,398 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
This building looks ugly from the exterior but is transformed inside to a homage to concrete, including a wavy concrete altar! Unfortunately, some of the rebar is showing and has blown (a local explained that it was built cheaply by the Germans after the older church had been war damaged and the wrong kind of sand was used from the beach and the salt is now causing the corrosion).

There is some interesting contemporary stained glass. Well worth a visit.
Written 14 July 2018
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Mary q
Angouleme, France157 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
We had never visited the cathedral before as it just looked so ugly from outside, but it is amazing when you enter, the stained glass is breathtaking and the whole building is in the shape of a ship. Really glad we made the effort this time
Written 8 March 2018
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