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Sanctuaire Sainte Therese

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Address: 31 rue du Carmel, 62095 Lisieux, France
Phone Number: 02 31 48 55 00
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A "Must See" for all who love St.Thérèse

The city of Lisieux is incredibly beautiful . Flowers are everywhere, and the town has an air of antiquity, but peacefully so. I highly recommend taking the 3 hour tour. Although... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The city of Lisieux is incredibly beautiful . Flowers are everywhere, and the town has an air of antiquity, but peacefully so. I highly recommend taking the 3 hour tour. Although it was primarily in French, the very charming guide translated to English for me as much as possible, and I got a full understanding of what I was seeing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped here with a group. The basilica is very beautiful in a lovely hill top setting. The paintings on the walls are very interesting. Well worth stopping.

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Lisieux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Situated top of the hill. Amazing view and amazing church. Must go to St. Therese, Carmel as well. Town was great to walk around they have a lie line on sidewalk and yellow line which takes you to all the must wee sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I drove with my wife and four children from where we were staying in Basly on holiday from Ireland. Seeing the Basilica on approach to Lisieux certainly had the 'wow' factor. Sunday Mass concelebrated in French, German and Latin was an experience to remember. The simple story of St. Therese is so eloquently expressed in photos and writing within the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday just after morning services were over so it was reasonably quiet. Decided to walk up the many circular stairs to go out onto the outside of the dome, worthwhile for the views but not easy. Interior was just lovely with colourful mosaic covering almost every wall and surface. For those who were interested, there was some... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If there is only one place to visit in Lisieux, this is it. Magnificent basilica, built in honour of Ste Therese. The inside is absolutely beautiful, you can also walk all around. The view from there is magnificent too. Well worth a visit.

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The basillica is a must.This is such a magnificent place which you wouldn't expect in such a small town.It is not old in the grand scheme of things but the mosaics and stained windows are beautiful.The approach up the great wide steps makes for a grand entrance.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Basilica is a beautiful building from the outside and inside is very ornate. Reading about St Therese and her amazing faith is quite moving. Would recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We popped in the basilica en route from La Havre to western Normandy. Luckily, we knew the story of St Therese, and we were compelled to visit this site to see her resting place and relic. The basilica fills you with awe as soon as you see it on the horizon; the mosaics and expanse within the basilica captivate you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I made the trip out from Paris to Lisieux. How I wish I stayed overnight. I saw the church from the train - I had no idea that it would be so grand. It was easy to find my way there and the streets are marked with paint to lead you to all places that are Ste Therese. I went... More 

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Address: 31 rue du Carmel, 62095 Lisieux, France
Phone Number: 02 31 48 55 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Lisieux

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