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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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“ship builders” (13 reviews)
Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spacious, airy and calm, this delightful church is well worth a visit to spend a few minutes in quiet contemplation and prayer, and view the many historical artefacts within.

Thank Ged H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent some time in this church, mainly because all the museums were closed and other than walking around the town - which we did- there was not much else. But this is a place well worth visiting, and we enjoyed looking at the way...More

Thank 1nv1ctaH0g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Honfleur in June 2015. It was the first city on our tour to Paris on the Seine River. we loved Honfleur. Attended Sunday Mass at this church. The church is wonderful and the Mass was just a marvelous experience. It was in French...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is France’s largest timber built church with a separate bell tower opposite the church. Ship wainwrights used their skills to construct the building. Some superb examples of craftsmanship.

Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 10 January 2018 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 1 January 2018

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 28 December 2017

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
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15 February 2018|
Response from VAChuck | Reviewed this property |
Catholic Christian I think. But to be certain google the church. Chuck
10 December 2016|
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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