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Eglise de Pleyben

Place de L Eglise | Place de l'eglise, 84220 Pleyben, France
+33 9 75 65 78 26
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Beautiful

Lovely old church with some stunning stained glass and a lovely calvary set in one of the nicest... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Paul S
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
Beautiful Old Church and Museum

Pleyben is off the route between Chateauneuf du Faou and Chateulin it is a very pretty little town... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Gill B
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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Feb 22, 2017
“Beautiful”
Nov 2, 2016
“Beautiful Old Church and Museum”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Place de L Eglise | Place de l'eglise, 84220 Pleyben, France
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+33 9 75 65 78 26
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Lovely old church with some stunning stained glass and a lovely calvary set in one of the nicest towns in the area

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pleyben is off the route between Chateauneuf du Faou and Chateulin it is a very pretty little town the main feature being the Church and Museum

Thank Gill B
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Pleyben parish church, dedicated to St Germain of Auxerre, and its churchyard (or parish close) make up a remarkable collection of church buildings, some dating from the 15th century. The most famous part is the Calvary inside the main gate, begun in 1555 to...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The statuary outside is complex, but don't miss out on the church itself, which is full of painted late medieval carvings.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This church was a lucky find when we stopped to stretch out legs. It is incredibly impressive on the outside and on the inside the stained glass windows were excellent. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

While taking a leisurely afternoon drive on a sunny afternoon, we came up on Eglise de Playben and its' beautiful Calvary. There are several Calvarys in Brittany but to me, this is the best. On a post outside is a good history and of the...More

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

The first structure you notice is the Calvary of Pleyben. These are very common in Europe and this one is one of the most famous in this part of France. When this Calvary was built, and later moved to this location, most people were illiterate....More

Thank phat_dawg_21
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

When you enter the village of Pleyben you can surely not miss this striking church and its calvary. It is most imposing and deserves a visit. The church itself is free entrance. In summer students are around to offer you a guided tour for some...More

Thank Albert047
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

The main attraction is the Calvary - one of the best in Brittany, but the church itself is worth looking at as is the small museum in the grounds. The carving is outstanding and weathering has reduced its impact in one way and enhanced it...More

Thank Britainabroad
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We went to Pleyben by accident because it was the next exit off of the highway. The pouring rain had ruined our picnic. We are delighted to explore the old church. It was surprisingly large had a lot of architectural character. The calvary with its...More

Thank Boscobella
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