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EGLISE SAINT MELAINE

The Church of Saint Mélaine with the statue of Santiago de Compostela

Address : Place de l'Eglise
44390 LES TOUCHES
FRANCE

Presentation of: EGLISE SAINT MELAINE

This Gothic-like church was extended from 1832, under King Louis-Philippe: it became 3 times bigger. Inside, the statue of Santiago de Compostela reminds us that the town was once a stopping-place for the pilgrims. The bell tower was built in Neogothic style in 1895.
Site theme
Church
Architectural style of the site
Gothic
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Free tours (groupes): Yes
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Other: Patrimoine religieux

Abbaye Royale

SAINT-MICHEL-EN-L'HERM

The abbey was founded in 682 AD on a limestone islet. Following the Concordat of 1516, it became a royal abbey.

EGLISE SAINT MARTIN

FAY-DE-BRETAGNE

The former Roman church in Fay de Bretagne had a wood bell tower, covered in slate, and located in the middle of the nave.

CALVAIRE LA CROIX DAVID

BRETIGNOLLES-SUR-MER

High calvaries with a crucified Christ can often be seen at crossroads in the region.