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Saint Gildard Convent & Museum, Nevers

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Saint Gildard Convent & Museum, also known as "Sisters of Charity and Christian Instruction," is a religious institute founded in 1680. The motherhouse, the convent at St. Gildard in Nevers, is built on the ruins of the priory of Saint Gildard. This space is best known for having had Bernadette Soubirous, also known as Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, as a member in the motherhouse. Plan your visit to Saint Gildard Convent & Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nevers itinerary builder.
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  • My wife has always wanted to see Saint Bernadette after her Catholic School education, and this was a special place to visit. Amazing that there was hardly anyone there, so nice and peaceful. Our 3 ye...  more »
  • the convent a chapel are just a fantastic site to see where the body of Saint Bernadette is kept , I was left speechless , a must see while in the area .  more »
  • Very solemn place. Attended noon time mass. not crowded. great place to pray and meditate. everyone was hospitable!  more »