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Lovely church with knowledgeable local docent

There are strong Romanesque influences in this church, an unusual second floor balcony in the nave... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Reston, VA
Lovely Interior If It's Open

On this return visit walking up the hill with mom, the church doors were not even open. On a... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Denise B
Lake Forest, California
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10 Aug 2018
“Lovely Interior If It's Open”
24 Jun 2017
“Lovely old church at the top of the hill”
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21150 Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, France
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

On this return visit walking up the hill with mom, the church doors were not even open. On a previous visit, the church was open and a very friendly docent gave us a walking tour of this very interesting church. This time we were not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Denise B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Anywhere else in the world this would be a treasured historical monument - in Flavigny it's the local church, only open at set times although you can see inside from the doorway when it's not open for visiting. You're more likely to go and see...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A visit to Eglise Saint-Genest is a memorable experience. The church is an art experience, a history lesion and a tranquil environment. The history of the church over the centuries is well documented. If you are lucky enough to find the resident docent, Rauda, at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank TomBent
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I happen to prefer small country churches than grand ornate cathedrals. This is an old church with a lot of character. The building says - aged. The interior is simple. But here and there, there are some nice little flourishes for decoration. Right across the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank HobbitBrandybuck
Reviewed 6 January 2016

... you are a movie buff - one that appreciates the kind that is whimsical, dappling on some interesting philosophical issues about society and acceptance as the movie, Chocolat. It was inspired by the literary work of Joanne Harris. The book wades on the fundamental...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Rashid Y
Reviewed 14 October 2015

There are strong Romanesque influences in this church, an unusual second floor balcony in the nave, lovely choir stall carvings emphasizing the importance of education, and a lovely (and unusual) nursing Madonna and child statue. There was a very knowledgeable local docent on duty --...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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