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This is a beautiful centuries-old church that once housed the body of St. Francis de Sales, a Catholic Counter-Reformation leader who had to tend to Catholics in (Protestant) Geneva from the relative safety of nearby Annecy. From the outside, the church looks decent but not...More
Like most French towns, Annecy has many churches from which to choose for a "pop-in" walk-through. St. Francis caught our attention and we stayed for a little longer than normal. On the sunny day that we visited, light fulled the sanctuary and showed off the...More
Set on high ground, overlooking lake Annecy, it was a lovely place to spend some peaceful time. Surrounded by lovely flower beds and the town war memorial, the church and the whole town had a wonderful loved and cared for feel to them. Unfortunately, the...More
This lovely Franciscan church in the heart of Annecy has a refreshing lack of grandeur and splendour. Instead it offers a glorious history of devotion to God in a truly meaningful and spiritually uplifting manner. Come here and be still. Contemplate. Reflect. Then leave enriched.
I came here Sunday morning for Holy Mass.
The church is quite big and worth to be visited when you are around.
The location is in old town. In front of the church there is large car parking too.
They have museum but it was...More
We were heading from the lake into the old town and this small beautiful church stands in a wonderful inviting position at the head of the Le Thiou River. It is a very pleasant area and a well designed and constructed church, which is also...More
This church is the burial spot for two saints of the Catholic Church - St. Francis de Sales ( founder of the Visitation Order) and St. Jeanne de Chantal. The church has also served as barracks and then apartments over the years. It was converted...More