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. Our Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei trip itinerary planner makes visiting Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri and other Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is a delightful church located at the heart of a picturesque village much loved by artists both historically and today. The numbers of visitors can be high so early morning is recommended. Do tak...  more »
  • A place to know. "If possible at Pentecost meetings ^ spring of painters". Something authentic.
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  • An impression of "blood" for the painting of the frescoes of the Church which tells about the life of St Cénéri. Ceiling we discover an original Vault wooden (possibly original). Local Malezieux, artist Christian, expressed with force the intensity of the cross by his Tin sculptures that adorn one wall of the Church. Old Romanesque church, first historical monument declared of the Orne. To see.
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