The church of Saint-Guénolé

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  • Eglise Saint-Guénolé, Batz-sur-Mer : intérieur de la nef
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Presentation

Built on the site of an ancient church dating back to the XIIIth century, the church of St Guénolé possesses and unusual architectural style.
Its nave is in fact out of alignment because of the old priory which adjoins it.

Of a gothic Breton style you can pick out the various details of the architecture which make it all the more impressive and interesting such as the: ribbed vaults, keystones listed for their individual carvings, its large windows, stained glass, high ceiling, gargoyles, and flying buttresses.
Clasification, Labels, Chains
  • Labels and Brands :
    • Petite Cité de Caractère de Bretagne-quaint, historical village/town of Loire Atlantique
    • Classified or listed as a historical monument
Information
  • Visit/Heritage :
    • Church/chapel/Collegiate
    • Heritage (castles, monuments, megaliths)
  • Kind of visits :
    • Guided visit
    • Visit at your leisure
    • Free visit
    • Average duration of the guided tour 30 min.
  • Nationwide Event :
    • Takes part in les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine
Accessibility
  • Disabled Acess :
    • Accessible for people with reduced mobility
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Destination
Eglise Saint-Guénolé
Place du Garnal
44740
BATZ SUR MER
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.27759
Longitude : -2.47999
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 500 m
    • Distance from the railway station 3 km (Le Croisic)
    • Distance from the shops 50 m
    • Distance from the beaches 500 m
    • Distance from the coast 500 m
    • Distance from the town centre en centre-ville
    • Distance from a place to swim 500 m
Contact
The church of Saint-Guénolé
Place du Garnal
44740
BATZ SUR MER
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    • English