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Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier

Rue des Vierges, Josselin, France
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Quite interesting

Well, we have been in Josselin at a day were a fair are being held. It was a very fine moment were... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
JProenca
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Carnaxide, Portugal
Quiet contemplation

Impressive architecture and stained glass windows. Helpful attendant and entry is free. If you've... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2015
Surreytripper_11
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London, United Kingdom
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Rue des Vierges, Josselin, France
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Well, we have been in Josselin at a day were a fair are being held. It was a very fine moment were we have tried some Breton specialties. When we were travelling the crowded streets we were led to this very Basilica. It is quite...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Impressive architecture and stained glass windows. Helpful attendant and entry is free. If you've got a head for heights then the tower is a must for the views

Thank Surreytripper_11
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Lots of steps up a spiral staircase, waiting for people coming up or going down,puffing and panting on a hot day... But all worth it for the views. Great vista all round and its free! ( Donations )

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Lovely inside and out. Magnificent organ case. The inside was rather dark with plain stone walls, we enjoyed an organ concert here.

Thank Mrs-Devere W
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Once we arrived at the top the views are stunning. We have some fantastic photos of the panoramic over Josselin's rooftops and of course the Chateau. Do wear sensible shoes ( I know that's stating the obvious ) but coming down is hazardous.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 7 March 2014

This church dates back to Medieval times and offers a wonderful feel for the history of Josselin. It's impressive to take the time to appreciate all that has gone on while this church has been standing. So much was destroyed with multiple wars, religious conflicts...More

1  Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 18 January 2014

its well kept easy to access; clean and just a joy to visit; the christmas nativity is remarkable; its the same every year; the clock tower is a must if your brave and like hights; well worth a visit

Thank mmellys
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Went to visit the town on Saturday for the market and decided to pop in for a look. As we walked around we noted a small gathering with a priest, who smiled and carried on despite the many visitors who had come in off the...More

Thank L V
Reviewed 2 September 2012

It's well worth climbing up the 139 (I think) narrow winding stone steps to the Bell Tower at the top of the Basilique. The view over Josselin and the chateau is stunning and it's free (at least it was in August when we visited).

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 15 June 2012

The Rohan family dominate the area.The sense of knights of old possess the area the church has a sense of peace. A Pardon is held every first sunday of September and is reputed to heal those afflicted with epilepsy

1  Thank Lyn M
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