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Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Civray

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Saint-Nicolas Roman Church 12th century

This Roman church from the 12th century is well worth a visit. It is situated at a cosy town center... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lovely historic church

This church is beautiful inside and out. A must see. It is very peaceful and quiet, and such an... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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21 Oct 2018
“Saint-Nicolas Roman Church 12th century”
7 Oct 2018
“Lovely historic church”
The St Nicolas church of Civray is a beautiful example of the romanesque art of Poitou. Its sculpted facade is worth a detour and you will be amazed by the colors of its interior paintings. A free brief document in English is available at the...more
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Place Leclerc, 86400 Civray, France
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

This Roman church from the 12th century is well worth a visit. It is situated at a cosy town center square where you can stop for some food and drinks As a longer stopover the little town of Civray has a hotel (Hotel du Commerce)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This church is beautiful inside and out. A must see. It is very peaceful and quiet, and such an incredible chance to enjoy something so old the way it was intended to be enjoyed.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This beautiful church is situated in the town square. It was built in 1100. Very peaceful place with stunning architecture

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikeroverp4
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A stunning place to sit and be peaceful Old original paintings cover the stone work Always open Good guide in English of the history

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Palfers
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Very old church and really well kept. Worth visiting has some lovely paintings inside they welcome visitors

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Donzerella
Reviewed 7 August 2017

lovely church in the centre of Civray. Gothic style. Not your typical fine churfh. More ancient but loads of character

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tone Vanden b
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This a lovely and very old church with a painted interior. It is really worth seeing both inside and out. The architecture is stunning and the inside unexpected. It is really very much worth seeing if you are in the region.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is my local church when in Civray. I always stare in amazement at it wondering why such an elaborate church was built in such a rural community. If I'm correct, I think it hales from the 12th Century and still has remnants of the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank forbiche08
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Really lovely facade, lit up at night which makes the square very atmospheric. Worth a visit. I'm not catholic but still found the interior very interesting and impressive. The park behind the church is also a pleasant space, we had a stroll by the river...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank RachieTroll
Reviewed 20 August 2016

These days Civray doesn't seem to have a lot going for it (although a tour of the town is worthwhile and helped by historical information along the way in French and English). However, it is well worth paying a visit to the church. The architecture...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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