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Basilique de Sainte Anne D'auray

9 rue de Vannes, 56400 Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, France
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Lovely

This is a very nice town with a wonderful Basilique. Nice grounds as well as shops and... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
jim_bayfield
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Beautiful!

Very impressive for a small town. Built to commemorate the sighting of St. Anne by a local... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
arsin1
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9 rue de Vannes, 56400 Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, France
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a very nice town with a wonderful Basilique. Nice grounds as well as shops and restaurants. The church alone makes it a worthwhile visit.

Thank jim_bayfield
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Very impressive for a small town. Built to commemorate the sighting of St. Anne by a local villager. Then lost to a fire and rebuilt.. Or something like that

Thank arsin1
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This is an impressive and beautiful basilique to visit. This whole area covers numerous features - the basilique, an archway bridge, war memorial, gardens at back of building and statues. Some of the building areas are being restored. The basilique is a huge building with...More

Thank 88Georgina
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Lovely peaceful place to wander round. Certainly not as commercialised as Lourdes or Fatima! Afterwards we recommend a meal at the logis L auberge

Thank GracesUK
Reviewed 26 June 2016

An open site with the large basilica behind which is the oldest part, Le Tresor, with displays of donated items and other historical/religious documents and artefacts. There are garden ares and a large statue of Saint Anne standing in a beautiful green space.

Thank Dorje K
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is an amazingly large Basilica, rather nice cloister plus a set of steps that pilgrims climb on their knees, although couldn't see any evident wear on the stone from the pilgrims. There was also a war Memorial to the 225,000, Bretons killed in World...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Well worth going to if in southern Brittany near Lorient and lovely villagers such as Landevant. Plenty of nice walks, crosses, dolmans scattered throughout the countryside. St Anne D'Auray beautiful town great restaurants and shops.

Thank benvonnag
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Huge monuments set in peaceful lovely gardens in a charming unsophisticated village. The story of the local man who had a vision of St Anne has attracted pilgrims from far and wide for many years. Well worth a visit, but don't take your dog in...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 11 June 2015

It is very beautiful and peaceful. Outside the Basilique there is a wonderful garden with beautiful flowers. I lot of people come here to ask ST. Anne help and support. There is so many engraves on the walls. It is so touching and heart-warming to...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 5 February 2015

The 17th century chapel was replaced by this Basilica in 1865 and is the result of a vision by a local peasant named Yves Nicolazic. Yves was told by Anne in that vision where to find a statue of her and he found it at...More

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