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Address: 20 avenue de la Visitation | Recteur du Sanctuaire, 74000 Annecy, France
Phone Number: 04 50 45 22 76
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Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal made a great contribution to the church in the Geneva region and worldwide. This church, and other places in Annecy, help to make their story... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful church, built in the 1920s but traditional in style, with large marble pillars and an amazing mosaic behind the altar. The atmosphere is lovely as it is used by the order of the Visitation, with four services a day. We walked up, steep street and steps, but well worth it!

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Geel, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Basilique is not worth visiting there are other more beautiful churches and basiliques than this one. Willy

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal made a great contribution to the church in the Geneva region and worldwide. This church, and other places in Annecy, help to make their story real.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

What a hike uphill to go to this place! But if you’re adventurous, worth the climb up the streets and the final climb up the 4 flights of steep steps – just to reach the parking lot! Very beautiful church that is situated at the top of a hill with panoramic views of Annecy. Founded in the 1600’s, what is... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The outside and the views from the parking lot are very good. However, the interior is definitely from the 1930's. The most interesting aspect to me is the large skylight over the altar.

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

You can get walk up to it and climb some steep stairs, take the #14 Visitation Bus or drive, either way, it's worth the effort. I think it's an impressive church, not very big, but beautiful nonetheless. You'll also get a a aerial view of the city of Annecy and the lake. Inside, they have beautiful stained glass windows and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Give your lungs a work out and climb the stairs and walk up to this church. You can see the remains of St Francis de Salle. There's a gift shop for nice souvenirs. Just be warned that it's not open all day and does have opening and closing hours.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Basilica is a nice and quiet yet, relatively new church that offers a terrific view of the city of Annecy. It's accessible by car or walking. There's a tiny museum and gift shop adjacent to the church. Overall, a nice visit.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Basilique is not very historical, but still worth to visit. It's located up on the hill, and gives a panoramic view over the town of Annecy. Check the opening hours in advance. The town is not big, so it takes just 5 min walk to get there from Chateau.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

a good church to see. Basilique style, nice city view. Not old, but looks ok. It will take some time to get their from city centre, be ready for a trip

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