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BASILIQUE NOTRE-DAME D'AVESNIERES

Built between the 12th and 14th centuries, Notre-Dame d'Avesnières in Laval has a remarkable Romanesque sanctuary.

Address : Place d'Avesnières
53000 LAVAL
FRANCE

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Great place of pilgrimage in the Middle-Ages, Our Lady of Avesnières became a balisica in 1898.

The layered romanesque chevet, elevated during the 12th century, is the most remarkable part of the building. The choir is encircled by an ambulatory that opens on 5 radiating chapels. The footings date back to the first half of the 12th century.
Great place of pilgrimage in the Middle-Ages, Our Lady of Avesnières became a balisica in 1898.
Also discover the remarkable statuary: a Holy Virgin and a Christ from the 14th century, a monumental St Christopher (16th century), an altarpiece in the Lavallois 17th century's style, and triptychs (15th and 20th century).
Opening times
Open all year round
Site theme
Basilica
Site category
Registered and listed sites
Architectural style of the site
Baroque
Renaissance
Romanesque
19th century
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Guided tours (groupes): Yes
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme
Laval Tourisme

Other: Patrimoine religieux

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SAINT-MICHEL-EN-L'HERM

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