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La Vallee des Saints

Opens in 27 min: 11:00 - 18:30
Open today: 11:00 - 18:30
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Great place to visit

Great place for all the family to visit, with 100 granite sculptures to see. This is a free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penny L
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Kergrist Moelou, France
Worth while visit

Sadly we arrived on a wet Saturday, but it did not put us off visiting this wonderful site. We did... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Wendy G
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Lieu dit Saint Gildas, 22160 Carnoet, France
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All reviews sunny day well worth a visit guide book free entry open air patron saint breton countryside small shop gift shop free attraction an amazing place on site great place to visit central brittany wings des saints hill top
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for all the family to visit, with 100 granite sculptures to see. This is a free attraction and is set in a stunning location. There is a cafe on site offering sanwiches, cakes and coffee etc, but you can also take your own...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Penny L
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Sadly we arrived on a wet Saturday, but it did not put us off visiting this wonderful site. We did not see the men craving the statues. You can not help but admire the craftmanship in these works of art. The detail is outstanding ,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The valley of the Saints far exceeded our expectations. Beautiful on a sunny day. Only disappointment was the total lack of any information in English. Before the hot heads get upset, we do our very best to speak French whist in France, it's a courtesy....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeandJean15
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a 30 acre park on a hilltop that has 100 granite sculptures of Breton saints. The artists have 30 days to work on their sculpture in the yard and then the piece is placed in the location of the artist's choice. This place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank benni82018
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It's called a Valley, but it's actually an open hilltop, Great views all around, apart from the ugly factory in the local village. But the little chapelle St Gildas at the lower end of the site is beautiful. There are around 100 statues at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Metasson
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Went to see St Piran as this was made near me in Mabe in Cornwall , fantastic place to visit spent the morning there . Being disabled I managed on crutches .

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ally T
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We went specifically to see St Piran but had a lovely afternoon. I would recommend getting the guide book unless you are an expert in the Celtric Church and early saints. The Guide tells you about each of the Saint's lives. My children (9,9,11) enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We've heard about la Vallee des Saints but it took the arrival of the 100th statue, St Piran from Cornwall to prompt us to make a visit. We've been twice in the last 2 weeks and think we can go back many times and still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank NadineM2575
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This was our second visit and we were not disappointed, there are many more statues than last year all very well carved out of stone. There is now a purpose built café on site as well. I would not visit on a windy day as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There are many travel writers and bloggers covering this phenomenon just now... It's a landmark which has seemingly crept up on the public now that it is gaining widening publicity. 19 sculptors beavering away at producing 100 3metre statues of Breton saints including a Cornish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris S
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squareandcompass2014
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With a leach yes !
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doglovergill
9 April 2015|
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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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