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Dropped in while visiting Noirmoutier

We were walking around town and found this charming church, complete with an atmospheric small... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
pbh73
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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Saint Philbert Church

A plain church from the outside but interesting within. There is a brief history of St Philbert & a... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
noorcaughley
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 rue du Cheminet, 85330 Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We were walking around town and found this charming church, complete with an atmospheric small, candlelit crypt.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pbh73
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A plain church from the outside but interesting within. There is a brief history of St Philbert & a display of his "relics" which are a vertebra & part of a long bone. (See photo 4) At the back of the church lie the steps...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A beautiful and pleasant church with lots of history. The crypt under the church will be the finale of your visit. Don't miss it. Guides are in French though.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LadyTourbiez
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Found this place by chance and what a find! A lovely church with an open door policy. Full of history and a crypt that was a treasure in itself. You could use one of the audio handsets to listen to the history. I wondered if...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you are visiting the church don't forget to visit the crypt, which can be found at the end of the left aisle down the steps below the alter.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank histoirem
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Came across this popular church whilst exploring the town . Well worth a visit but a shame that there were no English guides available. Make sure to visit the Crypt.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank davidtgordon
Reviewed 23 July 2016

It is hard to imagine life on Noirmoutier back in the 9th c. when St. Philbert arrived to help the local population. Vikings still attacked and the body of St. Philbert had to be moved from the island. But the crypt of the old church...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Marion T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stumbled on this while visiting a nearby attraction. Stunning interior. Well worth calling in and having a look around.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Brenda D
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