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Eglise St-Sauveur

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Very nice church

Known as the " sailor's church" it is very well preserved. Even has two model ships along the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mitch w
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Bordeaux, France
Beautiful Church in the Harbor

Don't walk past this church. Stop, take the time to examine the interior. You will be glad you... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Jerry K
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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4 weeks ago
“Very nice church”
3 Sep 2018
“Beautiful Church in the Harbor”
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Rue St Sauveur | Quai Maubec, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for anyone who want to see picture perfect stained glass windows.Some of these windows depict the old harbour and the saints of the area.As I have said in other reviews take your time and take everything in.There are some surprises.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Known as the " sailor's church" it is very well preserved. Even has two model ships along the walls which is rare for a Catholic church. Enjoyed the stay. It appears much of the stained glass was destroyed during WWII so the patterns are very...More

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Don't walk past this church. Stop, take the time to examine the interior. You will be glad you did. There is something about Eglise St-Sauveur that makes it very special. You will enjoy and appreciate your stroll through the church. It is very beautiful and...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Imposing from the outside, fairly simple inside. The most beautiful features were the organ music and the colourful patterns on the ground from the sun beating on the glass stained windows.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The church attracted us by the organ music inside, and we were treated to some loud chords which echoed beautifully throughout the large building. It was calmer and cooler than the port as it was August 15th, the holiday to mark N-D de l'Assomption.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

An imposing structure from the outside, yet pleasingly simple inside. The stained glass windows are attractive and the model boats are a nice touch. There are also concerts in the church from time to time.

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The church sits overlooking the harbour and given its name and some of the artefacts clearly has links to the mariners and to saving lives at sea. Inside the church what struck me most was some of the artwork, which is in a very different...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Not worth a long visit as is nowhere near as nice as the other churches in the area but is adjacent to the Port Vieux area. 1770.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The first church on this site was built in 1152, and it has a long history worth reading about. There are a lot of references to ships in Eglise St-Sauveur, and is one of the least ostentatious churches we were in during our travels. It...More

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