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Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon

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Gothic Cathedral ,

Gothic Cathedral undergoing a process of restoration. Beautiful grounds ,a feeling of pease ,calm... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Meg S
A place of beauty and peace

We stayed in this village for a week and the cathedral stands out of the countryside looking down... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
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The Sanctuary of Montligeon is the world centre for prayer for souls in Purgatory. We organize pilgrimages, spiritual retreats as well.On the spot you can find: a bookshop, a restaurant, free wi-fi, religious services, opportunity to talk with a...more
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26 rue Principale, 61400 La Chapelle-Montligeon, France
+33 2 33 85 17 00
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Gothic Cathedral undergoing a process of restoration. Beautiful grounds ,a feeling of pease ,calm and contemplation. Has a retreat I believefor those who wish to escape modern life

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Meg S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We stayed in this village for a week and the cathedral stands out of the countryside looking down over the people of La Chappelle-Montigeon like a benign presence. It is a truly remarkable sight. Inside it is an oasis of calm and serenity. We saw...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Just amazing place! We were traveling and we stopped by this extraordinary monument. It is breathtaking!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Situated in the middle of the countryside this is an amazing building, with good access and parking there are some craft shops around it but little else.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ferdie2012
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Notre-Dame de Montligeon is situated in the middle of a forest in the middle of almost no where! Absolutely beautiful place to visit

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

This stunning neo-gothic basilica set in the middle of the green lower Normandy countryside was the result of the folly of a priest who insisted on implementing his vision dedicated to the glory of faith. It took from 1896 to 1911 to finish and besides...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Incredible: Right in the heart of rural Normandy....a vast Cathedral with a huge seminary nearby. Apparently those in religious orders ( Catholic that is ) who have 'lost their way', insofar as their faith has been shaken for whatever reason, can stay at Notre Dame...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stopped of at The Sanctuaire Notre-Dame having spotted it far in the distance and we are so glad we did. This is the most beautiful church. I especially love the pastel mosaics and the beautiful stained glass. A very special place and well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 23, 2015

A wonderful surprise. Virtually in the middle of nowhere, after driving through the forest, we got to a small village which had this surprise, built only about a hundred years ago.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Charlie_Jane00
Reviewed June 8, 2015

You need a car and a sat nav. Check what events are happening around the area. There seemed to be something going on every weekend during the summer.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Response from Estelle J | Property representative |
Hi, you can rent a room or a house (it depends if you come alone or in group). The Sanctuary has a restaurant and if you want there are some shops around to buy what you need.
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