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Basilique de la Visitation, Annecy

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Standing as a tribute to an ancient monastery, Basilique de la Visitation holds the remains of two saints. Two bronze sarcophagi celebrate the life of François de Sales, a well-loved bishop, and Jeanne de Chantal. The church was built by renowned architect Alfred-Henri Recoura from 1909 to 1930. Pick up an explanatory leaflet, available in multiple languages, for information on the stained glass windows. Stop by the well-stocked gift shop for souvenirs. Note that if you're coming on foot, the walk up can be a bit strenuous. Plan to see Basilique de la Visitation and other attractions that appeal to you using our Annecy tourist route planner.
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  • Family visit beautiful church outside as inside just made attention to the date of visit, because n is not always open
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  • Annecy is very good. Quiet, cozy, serene, beautiful. Will walk around the town, don't limit yourself to only the Lake and the historic part of the city, climb to the Palace (outside interesting Museum of mediocre) and further, you will find neutomitel'nyj climb to the Basilica, located at an altitude of 70 meters above the city. Complexity can only call step at the very end of the path. Breaking the ascent, you will find yourself in a beautiful and quiet location with two observation platforms, one overlooking the city and Lake, another of the Cathedral and the mountains (I liked sit opposite the Cathedral and admire its spires against the blue sky). Inside the Cathedral are not as exciting, but if you want to visit, remember that from 12 to 14 is closed. By the way, next to the Cathedral has one of the city's public toilets, so typing food and wine, you can come here for a long time, having arranged a picnic overlooking the city
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  • very beautiful, grandiose Basilica. But can be a little empty inside. There is a sense of loneliness.
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  • Very nice to do
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