Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Saturday 28 January |
Saint of the Day: St. Thomas Aquinas
Aleteia logo
Travel
separateurCreated with Sketch.

10 Unusual and inspiring French churches

LIGHTHOUSE

By Melanie Lemahieu | SHUTTERSTOCK

Elisabeth Bonnefoi - published on 05/02/18

France never fails to surprise us. The pilgrim and the traveler have fun along the way and share their favorites.

You can get Aleteia inspiration and news in your inbox. Our specially curated newsletter is sent each morning. The best part? It's free.

Sign up here

France is covered with a cloak of churches—more than 50,000, not counting the small chapels scattered throughout the countryside, in the forest, inside castles, hospitals, and even inside a lighthouse! Here is an interesting collection of 10 unusual churches and chapels in metropolitan France.

Click on the first image to see the slideshow.

Tags:
ArchitectureChurch History
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here. It's Free!