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I went there out of the touristic season, and even though there were more people than I would have expected, it was not crowded. We had time to check the ex-voto collection on the walls, and read the various explanation given. Worth to see.
When considering visiting a small town it is sometimes difficult to pick out the highlights that make it worth a visit. This little church is just such a highlight. Go up onto the roof for an adventure for 8 to 12 year old children. Climb...More
We usually walk into churches when we see one as it's always interesting to see how people translate their faith.
This one is particular due to the relics.
Have a peek, it's free and beautiful.
If you are there during the 3 procession, there is...More
Legend has it that 3 women came here by boat, all called Marie: Maria Magdalena, Maria Salomé and Maria Jacobé. This is the only church I have seen with a wheal inside! Take your time and explore the little streets around, it is charming.
I recommend going on a Sunday late morning/early afternoon. It is interesting to be there during mass. Read about the history and traditions before you go if you aren't already familiar, as it will add to your experience. During my first visit, the crypt was...More
This is a very cool church. It looks like a giant sandcastle looming over the village from a distance, but when you get up closer, it looks like a fortress. This church was built before architects had worked out the issue of windows being a...More