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Saint Catherine's Church

Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fascinating church with both architecture and history located at the mouth of the Seine between Honfleur and LeHavre.

Thank amortizor73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most unusual sight, this church! The wooden roof looks like the hull of a ship, the entire church seems to be made of wood. The bell tower is separate because the structure would not hold the weight of the bells. It all merits a...More

Thank TheSkeptik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one beautiful and very old church. The build is quite special, based on local knowledge (ship building). The church is very spacious, pleasant and still intimate. The feel to the church is really "old", you know this is a very old church. At...More

Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

With all the cathedrals and churches that we have visited — and there have been more than I can count— this is the most unusual and memorable, reflecting the region and the village. Don’t miss it!

Thank NYCJake
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This wooden church must have taken some time and imagination to construct.A very interesting building place with many features to admire

Thank Peterperfik
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We looked in whilst passing and were amazed at the Nativity scene as well as the rest of the church.

Thank J C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

St. Catherine's Church is an all wood church with a charming interior. The setting in Honfleur, a gorgeous little town of nine thousand, heightens the appeal of St. Catherine Church. We had limited access to the interior on the day of our visit from our...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Quite place to gather your thoughts. Inside there were many candles lit for St Catherine of Lisieux who was only cannonised in 2006. Beautiful old church in the old part of Honfleur

Thank PeterBri
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Saint Catherine's is still in use with an active congregation, but the sanctuary design is stunningly timeless, unique and delightful. Given Honfleur life revolves around the sea, the building reflects this perfectly and it "feels" like you are inside a sailing vessel of old that...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

One of the three main Churches in Honfleur. I just love the style, from the outside, to the unique vaulted roof. The extention just mirrors the original building.

Thank mbax617
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Response from Midlands_T | Reviewed this property |
Not knowing when you are going I would say "possibly". The easiest method of locating is via search engines le Harve tourist information office". If you are there and want to while away a damp Sunday afternoon - try going... More