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Saint Catherine's Church

Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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“ship builders” (13 reviews)
Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Reviewed yesterday

Saint Catherine's is still in use with an active congregation, but the sanctuary design is stunningly timeless, unique and delightful. Given Honfleur life revolves around the sea, the building reflects this perfectly and it "feels" like you are inside a sailing vessel of old that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the three main Churches in Honfleur. I just love the style, from the outside, to the unique vaulted roof. The extention just mirrors the original building.

Thank mbax617
Reviewed 1 week ago

The largest wooden church in Europe I believe. Wonderful atmosphere, very quiet and peaceful with impressive carvings particularly around the organ pipes. Don't forget to look up!

Thank Madeleine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is entirely made of wood and looks like the inside of an old ship. It is very uncommon and beautiful.

Thank BarbsFr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is a must when you visit Honfleur. It has such a calm and feels so warm and inviting. A wonderful old wooden church close to the harbour

Thank susanne681183
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing church built entirely with wooden beams and incredibly long !! Never seen anything like it ...

Thank sharkymarky66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Catherines Church is in the centre of the town and a good place to start your visit in Honfluer.It does not take long to walk through the church and a number of other attractions are nearby.

Thank CountryDillons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a few blocks from the River Seine, this all-wood, history-laden church was built with timber from the Touque (spelling?) forest. Although not huge, the church is interesting for it's seafaring architecture, having been designed and built by seagoing people. The exterior is unimposing, and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful ancient church with fine wooden details, on a lovely street close to the old harbor. Worth a visit!

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the church today as recommended by a friend of ours. They were in the middle of the service which was nice to experience. The interior is very beautiful and certainly worth a glance.

Thank SonomaRichard
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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