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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting old place that was clad in wood to save money when things were tough way back when!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive church outside and inside. It is worth taking 20 minutes and walking around. It has great stain glass, great statues, and great wood work.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Judging from the outside we weren't expecting much, but upon entering we were amazed at the craftsmanship and beauty. It's free so there's no reason not to go in.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SDogg1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely Church, all wooden & so full of history & atmosphere, great place. The sun was shining through the beautiful stained glass windows, casting colourful shadows.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A medieval church that doesn't seem to have changed over the centuries. It is made entirely of wood. Some of the walls have been painted with Biblical scenes, including the stations of the cross.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first thing we looked at when we arrived in the centre of Honfluer. Very unusual being built of wood, presumably by ship builders?

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PennyW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most popular things to see is the Eglise Sainte Catherine (Ste Catherines's Church) prominantly tower off the unusually shaped square, Place Sainte Catherine. The Church dates back to second half of the 15th century and is considered France's largest timber built church....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bobbyza
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is strange to review a church that was not visited merely for pleasure. Beautiful wooden edifice that I went to for mass one Sunday morning (10.30 for those who would like the time). Warm atmosphere, and rather lovely. Separate bell tower to see. On...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank REBECCA M
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Outstanding a must to visit...breathtaking architecture a place of calm and serenity beautiful stain glass windows

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank IrelandLisa777
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

Great example of a church constructed from wood - the biggest one surviving in France and dating from the 15th Century. Delightful and spectacular interior. There is a separate Bell Tower which, almost unbelievably, has in-built public toilets!

Date of experience: August 2019
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OcrazyS
16 February 2018|
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Response from VAChuck | Reviewed this property |
Catholic Christian I think. But to be certain google the church. Chuck
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Misshonesty77
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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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