Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Though appearing simple from the outside, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste features a gilded wooden altarpiece that's so intricately carved, it's been declared a historic monument in its own right. King Louis XIV also married the Infanta Maria Theresa of Spain here, making the church a national historic monument, too. Wander through the church, parts of which date back to the 15th century, to see the many carvings. The altarpiece alone includes statues of 18 saints and representations of the Holy Spirit and God. With our online itinerary creator, Saint-Jean-de-Luz attractions like Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • What a beautiful interior. The bustle of tourists got lost - fortunately - inside this small house of worship. The story of King Louis IV marrying here, the boat hanging over the center aisle and the ...  more »
  • This church is worth a visit, always in style basque with wooden balconies, lovely choir, ceiling paintings, well located in the heart of the old town
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  • A church with the regional culture. An atmosphere of meditation and a real personality. Visit.
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  • Amazing church in very good condition.
  • Beautiful typical church with its single nave hull of boat-shaped. A model boat reduces suspended. Very rich decoration including the choir and transepts. Louis XIV and the Infanta of Spain (her double cousin: by both parents) to 22 years each.
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  • Very nice Church... The Interior is beautiful... Visit!
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  • Architecture inside beauty that stands out for its originality.
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  • Very beautiful church in the original architecture.
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