Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri is a commune in the Orne department next to the River Sarthe and boasts itself as one of France’s most beautiful villages. You will love taking a stroll and exploring this tranquil area of France, dotted with traditional housing, farms, and green fields.

Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri is named after an Italian hermit who lived here during the 8th century. When he died, a monastery was built and later destroyed by the Vikings in 903. A castle was also built here in 1044, of which only parts of the walls remain today. Be sure to ask for the way to these fascinating ruins, some of the greatest pieces of history around. To visit Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri on your trip to Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, use our Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei trip tool .
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  • An Interior that is worth trying as it is rich in iconography. A point of view very interesting. Really a great discovery
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  • the roof of this Chapel is d ' a rare beauty. There is to observe the structure of the Church and it falls directly under the spell.
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  • I love this little chapel in the middle of the green, so much I took my wedding dress and had wedding pics taken outside the chapel. walk up to the church for an amazing view down the river, then visi...  more »
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  • magic !
  • Reopening on March 15 after a long work
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  • Beautiful little chapel, isolated in the middle of a vast plain. Quiet area for picnics.
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  • And say it was my grandfather the guide of the chapel in the 1960s... Henry white. ♥ ♥ ♥
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  • Chapel of the period containing important historical track. This building has enormously served as subject of artistic composition of local painters.
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