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Sanctuaire Sainte Therese, Ville de Lisieux

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Sanctuaire Sainte Therese honors Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux, who was beatified in 1923 and canonized in 1925. The church was built for pilgrims who came in increasing numbers to venerate the saint in the town where she had lived and died. Plan to visit Sanctuaire Sainte Therese and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ville de Lisieux attractions using our Ville de Lisieux planner.
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  • Of the several twentieth-century religious shrines I have visited, the Sanctuaire Sainte Therese is the most tastefully done. That is, its decoration is not excessive and its mosaics and paintings... 
    Of the several twentieth-century religious shrines I have visited, the Sanctuaire Sainte Therese is the most tastefully done. That is, its decoration is not excessive and its mosaics and paintings...  more »
  • A beautiful place, peaceful and so pretty. Had a good walk round and all the different alters to different nations . Candles a expensive buthey it goes to charity. 
    A beautiful place, peaceful and so pretty. Had a good walk round and all the different alters to different nations . Candles a expensive buthey it goes to charity.  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful basilicas I have ever seen!! It is well worth the extra walk up the outside backstairs to the stations of the cross. That you will find the burial site of St Therese's parents.
  • • Road 🛣️: beautiful greenery of LA NORMANDIE • Crowd 👥 : not crowded • Cost 💰: TGV 17€/person • Parking 🅿️: Available ✅ • Location 📍: Lisieux • Activities : Follow the blue line drawn on the street and walk with st Therese to her old church, house, new church and where she died.

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