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Poignant Visit

We arrived for an impromptu visit to Cancale by bus from St Malo and had not yet located the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
Seafarers Church

Typical Brittany Church, dominating the town square. The memorials to lost seafarers were poignant... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Richard J
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London
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Place de la Republique, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for an impromptu visit to Cancale by bus from St Malo and had not yet located the tourist information center to get our bearings. But the first thing we saw as we walked from the bus station was the ancient church of Eglise...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had visited the town for the day and came across this lovely church. It was moving to see the tributes to those lost in the past.

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

we always visit cancale when we are in Brittany. The my have the freshest best oysters right on the seafront and open them in front of you served with loads of lemon! and a really nice church well worth a visit.

Thank Goacher
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Typical Brittany Church, dominating the town square. The memorials to lost seafarers were poignant and continue to represent day. A contrast to usual equally sad lists of dead from the Great War. Interesting to walk around or just sit and quietly meditate on the state...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

As you enter the town, this is the first building you see. Tributes to those lost in the wars and at sea very moving. Nice to see explanations of stained glass windows.

Thank mpd
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Nice church in a seaside town with a history of fishing and seafaring. The memorial to those lost at sea, the boat and ship models were the highlights of this church. For anyone with an interest in ships and seafaring this is worth a visit.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Nice statue out the front. Pretty from the exterior - not grand. Uninspiring interior - at least in my humble opinion. 1786.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Located in central Cancale with obvious emphasis on maritime subjects / occupations, which is appropriate in a seaside village. Blessings and stories recounted in the beautiful stained glass windows. It's worth a slight detour to visit. Enjoy ...

Thank David B L
Reviewed 14 September 2014

At 10.15 began to think we had got the time wrong as nobody else in the church! Sat firm and kept our resolve and the reward was an excellent Mass.

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