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Beautiful Basilica

A short walk from the old town, up a fairly steep road, and then either up quite a few steps - or... read more

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julie B
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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It was very peaceful and quiet here. I enjoyed the hilly walk from the center of town to get here... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
dreamer_iam_travel
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20 avenue de la Visitation | Recteur du Sanctuaire, 74000, Annecy, France
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Reviewed today

A short walk from the old town, up a fairly steep road, and then either up quite a few steps - or you can walk around the road if you wish to avoid them. An impressive building outside and inside too. Theres a nice little...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few blocks away from the historical centre of Annecy. It's neoromanic, so comparing to real romanic churches of the area this one does not make a great atraction.

Thank Nacho M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The view from the hill the church is on is worth the drive up there its self! but the church in all its glory is beautiful i would highly recommend popping in !

1  Thank sam w
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Looks better from a distance. You can only see the front part of the church & inside. There is no access to view the lake. A long walk for very little.

Thank julie d
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was very peaceful and quiet here. I enjoyed the hilly walk from the center of town to get here. The church is beautiful and feels very grand in person. There are benches to sit on under unique looking trees on the far right side...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This church is something else. First of all it’s a real tall building and when you get there it takes your breath. We entered it and the interior was even more beautiful than the exterior! Take lots of pics for sure. And make sure when...More

1  Thank Panagiotis C
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The outer structure is magnificent and worth taking a while just to admire. The interior is not quite as impressive, but the stained glass is marvelous. After the hike up the very steep hill, this feels like the church at the top of the world.

1  Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The building itself is worth one picture. The inside is rather empty. The view is not so great, there are better ones from other places. I cannot recommend this place.

Thank renibali
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This church is very pretty but it is such a trek to get to from the bottom. It's slightly more modern that others i've seen. The view makes everything worth it though. You can see over all of Anncey.

1  Thank ebonyjameskent
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Quite a trek up the hill to the Basilique but worth the effort. Wonderfully decorated with huge stained glass windows. Fantastic views over the lake - slightly spoilt when we visited by a myriad of cranes Involved in building work below, but pick your shot...More

3  Thank smdear
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