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This beautiful old church dominates the main square in Montreuil and really is quite magnificent... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Beautiful carved church

This is a church worth going to if only to marvel at the intricate carvings round the door. The... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Ian K
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Jun 3, 2018
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“Beautiful carved church”
Church of the ancient monastery Saint-Saulve, dated from the 13th and 16th centuaries
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
place Gambetta, 62170, Montreuil-sur-Mer, France
+33 3 21 86 90 83
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This beautiful old church dominates the main square in Montreuil and really is quite magnificent. It impresses from the outside with its intricate stone carving. And is also impressive once inside with its well balanced layout, the high vaulted ceiling which itself has impressive stonework,...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is a church worth going to if only to marvel at the intricate carvings round the door. The inside is lovely too, with a fine organ. Free access and worth a wander.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I'm a sucker for an old church building and this didn't disappoint. Wasn't sure if we could look round, but the door was open, so in we went. Lots of intricate carvings all about, stunning stained glass windows and a lovely atmosphere. Easy to park...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This superb church is located within the old fortified walls of montreuil sur mer and is signed for pedestrians. There is car parking available right by this church and is also a short walk to the Citadel. So we left the car here most of...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Really worth visiting this church. Once entering through the beautifully decorated porch , with fine statues, the interior looks grey and dusty. But some paintings offer good surprises.

Thank stism
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There is even a Rubens painting, and many holy people statues where you can buy candles. We find it a very nice Cathedral, free entrance.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Montreuil has found overnight fame after finishing runner up of "France most beloved villages". This abbatiale being the city center landmark, it's one of the few places that ought to be visited in the city center, although unimpressive. Entrance is free, so there's nothing to...More

Thank Cimmerianbloke
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A really interesting church, full of history and amazing imagery. It was a typical large french abbataile, the likes of which no longer exist in U.K., thanks to h8

Thank Chrisren2014
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went there out of the rain, and saw the great ceiling. Impressive entrance but sadly not to much else to write about in a town jam packed with interesting buildings

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went inside to get shade from the fierce heat but were mesmerized by the beauty of the church. So many fantastic stained glass windows, paintings and carvings. The architecture is magnificent and the bells are just so French it made me smile.

Thank susan s
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