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Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier

Rue des Vierges, Josselin, France
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Peacful

A quiet and peaceful place for a visit with some interesting features, particularly the wrought... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark S
Elegant church ...

... in best flamboyant French Gothic style. When you have got the possibilty listen to an organ... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rue des Vierges, Josselin, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet and peaceful place for a visit with some interesting features, particularly the wrought iron pulpit. Don't miss a walk up the tower which is free but is accessed from outside the church at the other end from the main entrance. There was a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... in best flamboyant French Gothic style. When you have got the possibilty listen to an organ concert in this church that shows wonderful windows and great room perspectives.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the church on Bastille Day which was also the occasion of the towns biannual medieval festival. Everyone dresses in medieval clothes which adds to the effect. Spent a short time in the church which has some fantastic stained glass. We did not go...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely inside and great views of the chateau from the tower - worth it but quite high and up a narrow spiral staircase outside and to the rear of the building

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

A truly monumental gothic church which when fully restored will be still more impressive. Look out for the wonderful variety of stain glass windows, including one depicting scenes from the French Revolution. If you have the chance, it is worth the climb to the top...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

While it is fair to say that once you have seen a European medieval church, that you have seen them all; nevertheless, the Basilica of Notre Dame du Roncier located in the village of Josselin is a great example of centuries of the stone mason's...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We found the basilique of Josselin a very impressive church. There are some very old parts there to be discovered, such as the fresco's. Welcoming atmosphere; sometimes there are free organ concerts. We visited one. Impressive!

Thank Henk D
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Climbing to the top of the bell tower will give you the great view of the Village 360 degrees. Entry is free but tourists can voluntary give an amount as donation to the guard of the day. The church interior displays the lovely stained glass...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

What a beautiful building, both externally and internally. Warm and inviting irrespective of the season. Votive candles available at the various altars. Exudes peace, faith and love... a calm and tranquil Oasys in the heart of the town, but evidence of a lively and active...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not so much the architecture which is impressive enough but the thoroughly uplifting chorus from the choir/congregation.....a moment in time, long to remember

Thank wilfyhalo
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