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Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon

Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 18:00
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Gothic Cathedral ,

Gothic Cathedral undergoing a process of restoration. Beautiful grounds ,a feeling of pease ,calm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meg S
A place of beauty and peace

We stayed in this village for a week and the cathedral stands out of the countryside looking down... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
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The Sanctuary of Montligeon is the world centre for prayer for souls in Purgatory. We organize pilgrimages, spiritual retreats as well.On the spot you can find: a bookshop, a restaurant, free wi-fi, religious services, opportunity to talk with a...more
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26 rue Principale, 61400 La Chapelle-Montligeon, France
+33 2 33 85 17 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gothic Cathedral undergoing a process of restoration. Beautiful grounds ,a feeling of pease ,calm and contemplation. Has a retreat I believefor those who wish to escape modern life

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stayed in this village for a week and the cathedral stands out of the countryside looking down over the people of La Chappelle-Montigeon like a benign presence. It is a truly remarkable sight. Inside it is an oasis of calm and serenity. We saw...More

Thank Jamiefromnumber3
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Just amazing place! We were traveling and we stopped by this extraordinary monument. It is breathtaking!

1  Thank mariv208
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Situated in the middle of the countryside this is an amazing building, with good access and parking there are some craft shops around it but little else.

1  Thank Ferdie2012
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Notre-Dame de Montligeon is situated in the middle of a forest in the middle of almost no where! Absolutely beautiful place to visit

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This stunning neo-gothic basilica set in the middle of the green lower Normandy countryside was the result of the folly of a priest who insisted on implementing his vision dedicated to the glory of faith. It took from 1896 to 1911 to finish and besides...More

Thank DariusLA
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Incredible: Right in the heart of rural Normandy....a vast Cathedral with a huge seminary nearby. Apparently those in religious orders ( Catholic that is ) who have 'lost their way', insofar as their faith has been shaken for whatever reason, can stay at Notre Dame...More

Thank kevinfj2015
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We stopped of at The Sanctuaire Notre-Dame having spotted it far in the distance and we are so glad we did. This is the most beautiful church. I especially love the pastel mosaics and the beautiful stained glass. A very special place and well worth...More

Thank Dublindays
Reviewed 23 June 2015

A wonderful surprise. Virtually in the middle of nowhere, after driving through the forest, we got to a small village which had this surprise, built only about a hundred years ago.

Thank Charlie_Jane00
Reviewed 8 June 2015

You need a car and a sat nav. Check what events are happening around the area. There seemed to be something going on every weekend during the summer.

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Response from Estelle J | Property representative |
Hi, you can rent a room or a house (it depends if you come alone or in group). The Sanctuary has a restaurant and if you want there are some shops around to buy what you need.
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