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A true place of worship

A true place of worship; Returning once again I noticed the progress made in the most loving and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Peter B
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Beautiful, small basilique.

Sunday morning visit, just before mass. Choir were practising for the service - beautiful... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
winchcombe1_13
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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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14 Sep 2018
“A true place of worship”
11 Feb 2018
“Diverted visit”
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51 Grande rue, 61000, Alencon, France
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

A true place of worship; Returning once again I noticed the progress made in the most loving and costly process of restoration. One can feel restored in one’s soul after a while in contemplation. I just hope the roadwork and creation of the new Plaza...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

As a result of the heavy snow east of Alencon and the subsequent icy road conditions. We struck out on RN12 to visit Alencon, which we have passed by for more than 40 years on both the Autoroute and the HGV dominated RN. Our visit...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Sunday morning visit, just before mass. Choir were practising for the service - beautiful sound. Being relatively small, the church had a lovely atmosphere. Very lovely and interesting

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Large church but small for a basilica. Lots to see. Organ recital whilst we were there. Brill. Nice cobbled square with open air cafe and bar. Unbelievable Tourism Office(in terms of building) next to it.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We visited and were really inspired by the presentation on the lives of St Teresa's parents. It was really lovingly put together with so many ways for people to access the clear piety and devotion of theirs and Teresa's lives. The church itself suffered a...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

We sat in the square where this is located and ate dinner, Its an amazing old church. We walked around the inside prior to dinner. Just beautiful and I would not miss this if I was you.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a look around. Another great French building and lots of history. Worth going in and looking at the stained glass window. Also plenty of street cafes outside to sit and watch the world go by.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This Basilique was mostly destroyed in WW2. Although they have done a great job rebuilding it is just not the same as most of the other old churches in France.

Thank Tom70NL
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Another of France's splendid religious buildings. The main attraction is the chapel devoted to the parents of Saint Thérèse, where their relics are. There's also an impressive baldachin.

Thank Dorje K
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