Eglise Saint-Sauveur, La Rochelle (17000)


The church of Saint-Sauveur was built in the 12th century by the monks of the Island of Aix. Since then, it has been destroyed three times.
The church of Saint Sauveur was built in the 12th century by the monks of the island of Aix. In 1419, it was ravaged by fire, then rebuilt. In 1568, the church of Saint Sauveur was again destroyed by the Protestants of La Rochelle. A third church of Saint Sauveur was completed in 1669. The portal is the only vestige of the fire that devastated the church in 1705. The present church, the fourth church of Saint Sauveur, dates from 1718. After a long period of restoration, it will reopen in December 2008.
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 12:30pm and from 2:30pm to 6pm, Sunday from 4pm to 7:15pm. Regular temporary exhibitions. Mass on Sunday at 6pm.

Conditions of visit

Unguided individual tours available permanently, Guided individual tours on request

On-site activities

Temporary exhibition

Rates (€)

Free of charge.


From 01/01 to 31/12
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 2.30 pm and 6 pm. On Sunday between 4 pm and 7 pm.

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