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Hidden away but very lovely

We just happen to be driving thru Rieux on our way back to our hotel, and saw a church tower back... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
JoelY55490
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Gemunden, Germany
Beautiful & Inspiring

Unique and lovely church. Mass schedule is posted, usually about once every 6 weeks. The village... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
Rieux4us
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West Sacramento, California
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Dec 5, 2017
“Hidden away but very lovely”
Nov 26, 2016
“Beautiful & Inspiring”
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5 rue Saint Blaise, 11160 Rieux Minervois, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

We just happen to be driving thru Rieux on our way back to our hotel, and saw a church tower back behind some of the main street buildings. It is also mentioned in the tour books, because this is a very special church. It is...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Unique and lovely church. Mass schedule is posted, usually about once every 6 weeks. The village shares a priest with several nearby villages. We were lucky to be their for the special All Soul's Day Mass, which was very well attended. We enjoyed the music...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Guided tour by lady of village who was extremely knowledgeable and delightful. A unique church with superb acoustics.

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

We were on our way to Caunes and decided to call into Rieux Minervois on our way : what luck; the church is fabulous . Mass was being held when we arrived (Friday ) but a man in the Office de Tourisme next door said...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2015

The brochure said it would be open, but neither it nor the Tourist office was open, and no one in the Mairie could help us. So confirm that it will be open before you try to go. I can tell from photos on the web...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2015

As you approach, you think, this cannot be anything much - but once inside (tip: visit the tourist office next door before you go in, you can get a guide to the church which is most useful) you realise that although quite plain by some...More

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