The construction of current St. Madeleine Church (L'église de la Madeleine) was started in 1465 and it completed in the early 1500s. The 56m high tower is the landmark of Verneuil-sur-Avre.



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Founded: 1465
Category: Religious sites in France


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Franck BOURREAU (14 months ago)
Ivana Hrastić (14 months ago)
Magnifique bâtiment avec sa tour incroyable ! De grand intérêt historique.
DrWKruger (16 months ago)
martine douis (17 months ago)
Belle Église
Mickael Bessou (2 years ago)
À chaque foie que je venais ici c'était mon bol d'air mes vacances même si je Fessait 800km depuis bx j'adore cette endroit verneuil à beaucoup changé depuis 7ans m'as sœur habite toujours à verneuil rue notre dame au 242 mes verneuil me manque beaucoup
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