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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
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+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful church in the middle of this bustling harbour town. Stunning architecture and unusual wooden construction. Very peaceful and atmospheric inside with a wonderful sense of the building being an important 'heart' of the community for hundreds of years.

Thank Debs H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Based upon past experiences, we were mightily impressed with how much this church felt so Scandinavian to us. Maybe it was the wood, probably that was it. Maybe the exterior architecture, yeah, that was a part of it, too. It just didn't feel like the...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staggeringly beautiful interior - well worth walking just a short way to visit it. It's completely made of wood inside instead of stone and is so different from the usual.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do find out about the history of this historic church. Beautiful stained glass and interesting photographs. Also historic statues.

Thank Bpr39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This looks like a cross between French and Viking. It is a key site to see in Honfleur and well worth a walk.

Thank DZ7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve visited many churches but I’ve never seen anything like this. Completely built from wood it is nonetheless strong enough to support stained glass windows. Within easy walking distance of the harbour-front though over cobblestones so care is needed, this is the one attraction you...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, well worth a visit ... Look up and take in the fab ceiling in the shape of the hull of a ship

Thank mmeriennekerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely timbered church building from the outside, but the interior was stunning. Many interesting features especially the barrel rooves. Extremely well preserved and clearly valued by the congregation and visitors alike. A must to see when visiting Honfleur.

Thank dggstj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church, we attended a service which we liked. Relatively big, well maintained. A walking distance from the old Harbor

Thank Shaheer F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little bit of peace in the hustle and bustle of Honfleur. The marker takes place on Wednesday and Saturday outside the church. Definitely worth an hour to see this beautiful church.

Thank Hannah H
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OcrazyS
16 February 2018|
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Response from Madeleine W | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's Catholic
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Misshonesty77
11 December 2016|
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Response from Midlands_T | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing when you are going I would say "possibly". The easiest method of locating is via search engines le Harve tourist information office". If you are there and want to while away a damp Sunday afternoon - try going... More
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