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Fascinating Small Historic Church

We were visiting Rochefort-en-Terre with a small group tour in Brittany with Best of France... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2019
WaterBuffalo2
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Frederick, Maryland
The Perfect Church for a Perfect French Village

This small church is perfect for Rochefort-en-Terre. The Gothic architecture with some Roman... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2019
glennm921
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San Francisco, California
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Place de l'Eglise, 56220 Rochefort en Terre, France
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

We were visiting Rochefort-en-Terre with a small group tour in Brittany with Best of France Travels. one spot was the Notre Dam de la Tronchaye. It is fascinating small historic church with all the charm you would expect. .

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

This small church is perfect for Rochefort-en-Terre. The Gothic architecture with some Roman influence results in a charming setting. Enjoy the carved wood statues and the simple beauty of Notre-Dame-de-la-Tronchaye.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

A beautiful example of a local church modified over time in different styles, from pure Gothic through to the Renaissance. Some fine painted wooden sculptures are displayed on the pillars, and an early 12th. c. (?) image of the Virgin.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Why does this get my vote for the most beautiful church I’ve seen in France? ( I’m on my 12th trip to France)! Because of the size, an intimate little church, not overwhelming... Because of the beautiful ancient wood carvings.... Because of the most beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Not being an expert in churches, I like visiting old churches for the architecture (and shade in summer). This is a lovely church to see.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

I loved this church. What I liked most was the stained glass window of a woman finding the statue of the Virgin Mary and child in a tree. It's vibrant colours and delightful composition allowed me to find a moment of peace.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Some nice stained glass and a place to sit for a few minutes of quiet reflection in the cool of the church

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

The church is situated off the main road through Rochfort en Terre,after leaving the Tourist Office on your left,take any left turn and walk down the narrow alleyways to the church,when entering there are several steep steps down to the main floor,you are now stepping...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Rochefort en-Terre is like a painting inside which you're walking! So beautiful, so clean, so historic. It's a place you'd like to stay in and not look at the cruel watch...

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

There are old churches but this is a good one. Old, dark and full of historic atmosphere. I'm not sure about the old bones and skulls which makes it a bit goth. Don't miss the tomb stones which have been used to pave the steps...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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