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Heaven on Earth

I've been coming here for over 22 years, and it's where I met my wife, and where we now bring our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sbickers1
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Met my Fiancé

4 years ago, I took a trip to this very special place in France. It's a place where all people of... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Patrick D
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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le Bourg, 71250 Taize, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for over 22 years, and it's where I met my wife, and where we now bring our children. I will continue to visit Taize until age and infirmity stop me. It is without question my favourite place in the world. It's...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

An ecumenical monastery started in 1942. Beautiful prayer services-morning, noon and evening. Music is lovely. Chant-like, translated into 17 languages. Morning service usually includes communion in which all are welcome to participate. Includes all Christians-Protestant, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox. Sunday morning service is more song...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

4 years ago, I took a trip to this very special place in France. It's a place where all people of all faiths and walks of life are welcome, and can be themselves. Singing in the choir in Taizé is how I met the lady...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

There is nothing but Love in Taizé. Pure Love. If you have the chance to go to Taizé, do it. You will not regret it and I can almost promise you that it’ll be the best week in your life. Nothing else to say.

1  Thank Gunnar K
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Just few kilometrrs from Cluny on top of the hill located Taize, village that hosts Taize community is worth visiting. Not only because Brother Roger was there but picturesque buildings stand along with tents and huts to create this special feeling of belonging to something...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My wife raves about this place and takes an annual trip with school kids, but this was my first time, and I can promise it won't be my last. The first few days I felt very British and uncomfortable with people around me getting on...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The best place on earth where you can find peace, joy and can be closer to God. Also is like a second home.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

How I wish I had known about Taize 50 years ago when I was 18. Yes, all ages are welcome. And yet, Taize is a special place for those who are figuring out who they are and wish to carefully select a path that is...More

2  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

...a place of encounter with many cultures and of a deep spirituality. The community lives its life as a parable of christian unity

Thank jcwesterbos
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place has an amazing atmosphere, full of love, joy and real life. Community of Taizé brothers is always open to those who are seeking meaning in life or just need to come to the source and pray. Just remember it is a monastery (not...More

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There is no electricity available at the campsites, only at the toilets:)
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21 April 2018|
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I did take the train from my daughter's home in Belgium to Taize. I suspect that it would work best to fly to Paris & then get the train. The train ride from Paris is not too long of a trip, I'm sure less than 1/2 day... More
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Response from DeaconDebi | Reviewed this property |
Typically, visitors to Taize stay Sunday to Sunday. But, I do think that shorter than one week stays can be accommodated. I made my 'reservation' via e-mail. I would think that the address is available on their web site... More
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