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Eglise Notre-Dame-sur-l'Eau

Rue du Mont Saint-Michel, 61700 Domfront, France
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Roadside mediaeval gem

This little gem is marked out by its wall paintings. How much greater it would have been with all... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
KeithandMaggie
,
Bristol
Romanesque style

This is a very modest, maybe even austere church, in front of an entrance to the town. The altar is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Dalmik
,
Vilnius, Lithuania
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
14 Aug 2017
“Roadside mediaeval gem”
3 Oct 2016
“Romanesque style”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rue du Mont Saint-Michel, 61700 Domfront, France
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This little gem is marked out by its wall paintings. How much greater it would have been with all its bays.

Thank KeithandMaggie
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a very modest, maybe even austere church, in front of an entrance to the town. The altar is the simplest of simple, from granite. The arches and walls without any decoration and molding. But all these represent the ancient charm of the church....More

Thank Dalmik
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

It is a quiet little place and an inspiring example of roman architecture. Some nice statues as well.

Thank diana56
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

The church of Notre Dame sur l'Eau sits on the banks of the river at the foot of the steep hill to Domfront. Much mutilated over the centuries it is worth visiting even if only to see why the writer Prosper Merimee thought it worth...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch but where rushed as staff were talking about a local food was pushed on the table even though we hadn't finished out starter place is clean but we felt we were in the way Won't be going back

Thank davehannan271
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

This historic church is fascinating, but unfortunately the Norman authorities decided to demolish part of it to build a road through the area. This gives it a strange shape. However, worth a trip . Downhill from Domfront town and there is parking .

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Very historic church which the local council in its wisdom chopped the end off to put in a road. It is now an X shape rather than the traditional long cross. Parking is easy. Worth a brief visit.

Thank domfrontqueen
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