Church of St. John the Baptist

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Inside this church, three storeys of oak balconies frame the single nave covered by a remarkable hull-shaped wood-panelled vault. The raised chancel is enclosed by a beautiful wrought-iron screen, and a dazzling golden altarpiece dating from the 17C. Between the columns and plaques that order it into three rows, its alcoves are home to a multitude of statues. It was in this church that Louis XIV and Maria Theresa were married on 9 June 1660.

Useful information

Address:

Rue Gambetta, 64500 St-Jean-de-Luz

Phone:

+33 5 59 26 08 81

Opening hours

May-Sep: 8.30am-6.30pm, Bank Hols 8.15am-7.30pm; rest of year: 8.30am-6pm, Sun and Bank Hols 8.15am-7.30pm

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