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The Basilica of Our Lady of Pontmain

3 rue Notre Dame, 53220 Pontmain, France
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Stunning Interior of the Basilica

The village is a little out of the way (although fairly close to our home) but is very neat and... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Keith W
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Beautiful beyond words

This place of pilgrimage was a totally unexpected surprise. The story of the appearance of the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
pjmcook2012
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Newport, United Kingdom
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18 Nov 2017
“Stunning Interior of the Basilica”
9 Aug 2017
“Beautiful beyond words ”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3 rue Notre Dame, 53220 Pontmain, France
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The village is a little out of the way (although fairly close to our home) but is very neat and tidy. The Basilica is beautiful and has a sacred aura. The interior is beautiful, especially on a sunny day. The play of light on the...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place of pilgrimage was a totally unexpected surprise. The story of the appearance of the Virgin Mary to some of the children of the village is very interesting and the statue outside the basilica is a representation of what they saw. The basilica itself...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

A lovely discovery not far from where we live, but only known about recently as a result of someone else having visited. What a lovely peaceful atmosphere, both in the Basilique and in the grounds! Beautiful interior to the Basilique and nice to coincide with...More

Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Absolutely stunning experience even for the non-religious. The blue stained glass window gives the basillique an eerie, blue, light which is amazing. Frequent services (especially at about 11am) and so check to avoid disappointment as these can be quite long. However well worth the visit....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My sister and I visited Pontmain for attending the mass and pray. The church was nice and splendid. Many locals attended the mass. The town is very cosy and quiet. Great visit for Catholic

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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Beautiful church. Bright stained glass. Fascinating story told in nearby building. More modern glass in second church. Just a delightful place.

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fascinating town and seeing where this miracle may have happened. Quite a funny feeling walking round the grounds!

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

My family of five arrived at Pontmain and visited the Our Lady of Pontmain Basilica after spending the morning in Mont St. Michel which was a 40 minute drive. We passed through small French villages in the Normandy and Pays de la Loire regions upon...More

Thank Make1
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