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What sets this cathedral apart from others? Beautiful stained glass windows including the Chevat stained glass window (dates to between 1280 and 1290), the Thomas James Mausoleum 1507 (bishop of Dol from 482 to 1504) and a16th-century wooden sculpture of Christ. Lots of free parking...More
This is no longer the bishopric seat of Brittany but it does have an interesting history and recent archaeological research has unearthed evidence to support anecdotal folklore about sacred wells. There are several information boards in English and French (especially in the environs of the...More
Fine position near cliff edge looking across former marshes to Cancale and Pointe du Grouine in the distance - main porch on S side is something very special and the small porch on same side (though needing a good clean up) most interesting. Interior very...More
We drove by and remembered from a guide book that the cathedral was a top 10 sightseeing so we decided to stop and have a look.
The cathedral was well preserved and is still in use for daily prayers and various worshippers. It felt real...More
On our way to the coast we stopped in Dol for lunch and were immediately attracted by this tall former cathedral , built when Dol was one of the foremost ecclesiastic centres of Brittany. It's patron saint is St Samson who alleged crossed the Chaneel...More
A church this size is fitting for Saint Samson. A goliath of a church which has definitely had it share of blows throughout history (having been used as a stable and a warehouse). I'm sure it was really great once, as it is still very...More