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La Vallee des Saints

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Unique Sculpture Park

This is a 30 acre park on a hilltop that has 100 granite sculptures of Breton saints. The artists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
benni82018
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Point Roberts, Washington
Great place

Went to see St Piran as this was made near me in Mabe in Cornwall , fantastic place to visit spent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ally T
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San Francisco
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Lieu dit Saint Gildas, 22160 Carnoet, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank benni82018
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Metasson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 .

1  Thank Ally T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank NadineM2575
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you are in northern Brittany, DON'T MISS THIS! Whether you love history, legend, sculpture or landscape, thsi wonderful place will not disappoint you. Who'd have known that Brittany was home to so many saints! 100 and still a few in the sculpture yard!

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We visited La valley des Saints on Monday 27th August it was a visit that was arranged by our twinned town of Pordic we have been twinned fo 21 years now , we visit teach other every year,on this occasion we had a guided tour...More

2  Thank Rightwing14
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

How can something so magical and popular be so poorly signposted? Fortunately we survived the failures of the satnav and places just not being on the map and were still talking when we arrived . We were lucky to find a parking space not so...More

2  Thank suef402017
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squareandcompass2014
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With a leach yes !
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doglovergill
10 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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