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Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Rue Gambetta, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 08 81
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San Sebastian and Biarritz
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Rue Gambetta, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 08 81
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful historic Church, where The Sun King Louis XIV married Marie-Terese of Spain in 1660. Though we dont speak french we participated in the holy mass one sunday, wich was partially in french an partially in Basque.

Thank AnnaBSandberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely interior to this church on the Main Street. Lots of wood and ornaments. King Louis XIV married a Spanish princess here and you can feel the history in this elegant beautiful and rich town by the sea.

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit regardless of faith, awe inspiring from the moment you step inside ! Just remember to be quiet as some people still use it to pray !

Thank monsieurpapillon
Reviewed 11 July 2017

How good can just another church be? We went her because, well, it's the number one tourist attraction while we were in Saint Jean de Luz, and it would be be mad not to have a look. It is free, you pass it on the...More

Thank offwegoNottingham
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife and I visited Saint Jean Baptiste church mid June, 2017. It is located in a beautiful area of the town, easy access, has historical importance given the Louis XIV and Maria Teresa of Spain wedding. The church is very nice, visitors are allowed...More

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Not over impressive from the outside as you stroll down the main pedestrian precinct but it soon becomes,apparent you are stepping into history. The site of the wedding of Louis XIV the ' Sun King. ' Fresh from the grandeur of Versailles. For diplomatic reasons...More

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church is nothing much to look at from the outside but WOW when you enter the church the interior is a different matter. The photos tell it all.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the more beautiful of the Basque churches. Interior in wood, with several balconies, magnificent high altar, boats suspended from the ceiling. Different from the tradional Catholic churches.

Thank FernandoAlmeida2013
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The church of St John the Baptist is a normal looking church from the outside. But as we walking inside we were very surprised to see that it had 3 rows of galleries and an amazing golden altarpiece. We learnt afterwards that these galleries were...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

for Duma and french history lovers! that's the curch where Louis XIV married spanish princess! very beautiful and unusual inside

Thank Baran69
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