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La Vallee des Saints

Lieu dit Saint Gildas, 22160 Carnoet, France
+33 2 96 91 62 26
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Excellent

This required a slight detour on our trip, but it was well worth it on a sunny day. I loved seeing... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
NCtravelz
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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A sight to see

From a small beginning this site has grown to the spectacular sight it now is. We have visited it... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
anne_botten
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Lieu dit Saint Gildas, 22160 Carnoet, France
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+33 2 96 91 62 26
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"free entry"
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"sunny day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"open air"
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"breton countryside"
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"small shop"
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"gift shop"
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"guide book"
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"great view"
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"central brittany"
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"wings"
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"hill top"
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"des saints"
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"amazing statues"
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This required a slight detour on our trip, but it was well worth it on a sunny day. I loved seeing the sculpture. So many small details and different styles. Parking is free and the sculptures are very accessible. It looks like they're building a...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

From a small beginning this site has grown to the spectacular sight it now is. We have visited it since it's beginnings and look forward each year to see what more it has grown. We look forward the new visitors centre and hope some of...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Took the kids.. Remarkable stone sculptures. Drove to work for a year, & noticed some giants in a field.. Forward 4 years, & we were passing once again, but decided to stop.. A good enjoyable hour used.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Wow, first of all it is easy to find from Carnoet just north of Carhaix-Plouger in central Brittany. Secondly it is definitely NOT a vallee being a hilltop with 360 views all around. Thirdly the Saints are magnificent being marble statues in a range of...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Although probably not a highlight of a trip to Brittany, Valley of Saints is a nice stop on a sunny day if you’re in the area. My girlfriend and I drove up from the Quimper and enjoyed ourselves. It now contains 100, larger-than-life statues of...More

1  Thank Otis_T
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing, they’ve sculpted in stone, using the old carving methods, more than 90 saints ! And it’s still ongoing. Each saint sculpture is different making them unique, any artists participated. Each statue is huge and is oriented differently. The open air site...More

Thank Alexandra F
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was something on my list of 50 things before I turn 50 as it sounded like it'd be quite a spectacle. So far, there are only 300 which is still quite a number. But unless you really understand who the Saints are, they're just...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have visited the 'Valley of the Saints" (curiously named as it is on a hill with360` views), on numerous occasions. We are never disappointed! Each visit there are new statues to view and the site is constantly being developed. We have chatted with one...More

Thank Vivien C
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a place to spend a nice afternoon. There are too many statues to count, all sorts of shapes and sizes, There were dogs walking around so they are welcome, The place is so big it swallow a whole lot of people without feeling...More

Thank Ellsmum
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

The valley of the saints is a unique experience. A collection of almost 100 granite carvings of various saints (including a Cornish St Piran soon to arrive) which are enormous . Standing on a hill (valley??) with outstanding views, these carvings are unique in my...More

Thank Colin S
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squareandcompass2014
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With a leach yes !
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Response from anne_botten | Reviewed this property |
They are Bretton Saints and face the place they are Saint of.Hopefully the new visitors centre will have information in languages other than French.
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with Dudleyand above, you can also buy the book about the saints and scultures there, the book has great pictures and lots of information. Other than that just get lost in the magic and wonder of the place and... More
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