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Great small town Catholic Church. Masses are at 10:30

Typical parish church. Spent 4 weeks in Amboise as a local so had an opportunity to visit and... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
Boomer1947
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Sydney, Australia
Impressive church with good information

Lovely church to visit if you are in Amboise. Some really impressive stone masonry, stained glass... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Gavin M
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London, United Kingdom
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Jun 4, 2019
“Great small town Catholic Church. Masses are at 10:30”
Jan 6, 2019
“Impressive church with good information”
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Typical parish church. Spent 4 weeks in Amboise as a local so had an opportunity to visit and experience baptism and the local community. Local boy scouts sell treats afterwards to raise a few Euro's. Nice to see young people publically expressing their beliefs Also...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Boomer1947
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Lovely church to visit if you are in Amboise. Some really impressive stone masonry, stained glass windows and overall ambiance. There is a really useful guide in several languages. Top tip is to make sure you turn the lights on and allow your eyes time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gavin M
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Although the view of the town and chateau from the steps of the church is very impressive, the church itself is a bit of a disappointment. Very gloomy inside, and although there was obviously interior lighting, it wasn’t on when we visited. Consequently it felt...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JayneE164
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Quite close to the centre of town and worth popping into if only to see the magnificent carved Romanesque capitals. These include a female acrobat doing a handstand, Jesus rescuing a lamp from brambles, and all sorts orange animals.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

An ancient roman church in a nice stone construction, a quit church of Amboise; she is dedicated to Saint Denis:

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed December 4, 2017

This is an oasis of peace in a town of peace - a place of quiet beauty. The sculpture and glass are memorable but the capitals are splendid, reminiscent of those further south in Poitou. Sit quietly here and think; so many - me included...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alan P
Reviewed September 22, 2017

In the heart of this city, it's worth stopping in to take a look at this old church. Not as grand as some others, but still interesting and quite beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The church is nicely located on the hill but inside it is not very impressive. It is pretty dark without too much decoration. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ewelina-EW
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here to avoid an afternoon downpour. I found a written guide in English at the entrance which was most welcome as I find a lot of attractions in France don't provide translations. It has an very old history (back to 1100's -...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank atrz254
Reviewed June 7, 2017

The church was closed when I visited, so I can't speak about the interior. But the outside is worth a walk-around, and the site offers a nice view of the city.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from Boomer1947 |
Mass is normally 10:30 am Sunday. All in French with choir and organ. Plan to go to markets along river on Sunday mornings afterwards.
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