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Church of Champniers

St Martin’s Church whose apse and choir are Romanesque. A single arched bell gable surmounts the church on a single archway. The transept and chancel are the oldest parts of the church dating from the 12th century.

Eglise de Champniers

Saint Martin’s Church has a collection of paintings dating from the end of the Gothic period. Approached themes : The Last Judgement and Hell, the Last Supper, Saint Eloi, Saint Michel, the Annunciation, Christ in majesty surround by the Tetramorph, Saint Martin, Saint Georges and Saint Blaise...

Fresque église de Champniers

Two gravestones next to the Church come from the old cemetery.

To see also: the cross hosannière raised in the middle of the cemetery.

A book is dedicated to these frescoes:
Fresques du temps passé de Saint-Martin-de-Champniers
Step by step the author, Raymond Paquereau, foster child of Champniers, tells "his" frescoes and invites the reader to share with him their description, their history, their meaning and sometimes - the time of a weakness - the fascination or the seduction which they exercise

This work of 64 pages can be acquired

  • Or at the publisher : "Public Média Editions" route de Ceaux 86700 PAYRE.
  • Or near the author :au Temple 86400 CHAMPNIERS

Sale price of the book (Editeur - Auteur) 19 €uros + 2 €uros Of shipment chargessoit 21 €uros

Pour plus d’informations touristiques, découvrez en ligne le [guide touristique du Pays Civraisien|Guide touristique du Civraisien-


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