Church of St Mathurin

Interesting
According to legend, St Mathurin was born here around the year 250. Having miraculously cured the daughter of Emperor Maximinian, he is invoked in the healing of the insane. In his honour, the chapter of Our Lady of Paris built a basilica in the 12C; its tower, today a ruin and the symbol of the town, partly collapsed in 1675. A pilgrimage site since the 17C, many French kings have come here; Charles IV the Fair, Louis VI, Charles VIII, François I, Henri III, Henri IV...

Useful information

Address : 

Place du Pilori, 77760 Larchant

Phone:

+33 1 64 24 30 21

Opening hours

summer: 9am-7pm; rest of year: 10am-4pm

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