Notre-Dame de Nantilly

Saumur, France

Notre-Dame de Nantilly is the oldest church in Saumur. It was town’s principal place of worship for centuries. The church has a collection of 16th-17th century tapestries, as well as carved capitals and an epitaph composed by the poet-king René I.

References:
  • Eyewitness Travel Guide: Loire Valley. 2007

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Nathalie Lachot (6 months ago)
A little away from the city center, this Romanesque-style church is worth a visit. The organ is very beautiful. And in the background beautiful Gregorian chants. A very calming place.
Marie-Ange Leurent et Eric Lebrun (Ciutadella) (7 months ago)
Majestic architecture. Magnificent organ. Beautiful tapestries.
Eric Guilbaud (2 years ago)
If you walk around Saumur, and you like old buildings, I recommend this church. On the bottom right you have a black blank. You have a few other things to discover. I couldn't go into the crypt. You are 400m from the castle which is also to be done.
sandrine sourbe (2 years ago)
Discovered during a visit to the podiatrist. Very nice discovery ?? I also learned that it was one of the first churches in Saumur to be built. Really beautiful
Ron Wille (3 years ago)
Leuk kerkje in Saumur. In het kasteel hing nog een schilderij met dit kerkje erop
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