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This chapel built into the rocks is a very special place. the sense of history envelopes you. A... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Eventually we found it! We wandered down past the cafe, ringing the bell en route. We ignored the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Shrawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This chapel built into the rocks is a very special place. the sense of history envelopes you. A beautiful location and a beautiful place to visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Eventually we found it! We wandered down past the cafe, ringing the bell en route. We ignored the Chapel and found a mystical path down through the forest. We passed the spring, having a quick wish and continued on down a steeper grass path. At...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit, set in a beautiful hillside setting, unusual and majestic with lovely walks from the chapel along the river.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Amazing place, visited during winter period so was not able to access the chapel. If you are in the area it is well worth a visit. Only had an hour to spare so intend to return and have a good look round and explore the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tom A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

What a great place to spend an afternoon with the family, The church is tucked away and is a testament to the builders of the time. Its lovely inside so make a detour from the main Lorient freeway and pop in.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank dragontest
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a picnic and enjoyed the view. Very friendly and relaxing. Definitely worth a visit in Le Faouet.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dannyhodgson
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have had the pleasure of visiting Sainte Barbe 3 times now and it is just as magical every time, there is always something else to see.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SherryCumming
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What a romantic spot, a real photo opportunity, Totally charming. Be prepared to walk, however totally worth the effort.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 386lesleym
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A beautiful church in an unusual setting, there is a car park at the top, and the church itself is hidden in a small narrow valley accessible via steps. Head on further down the path and you will find a little well dedicated to Sainte...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank le_papillon_sauvage
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is without doubt like being on a film set; a huge bell in a belfry for trying out your skills, a mediaeval inn with local cider, an ancient fountain, and most strange but unbelievably beautiful, an ancient chapel fitted sideways onto the steep riverbank...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lila S
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