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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
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
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
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.
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
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