Bonjour! This week’s carte postale features the Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse in Lisieux, a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region located in northwestern France.
The Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse is considered the second most important pilgrimage site in France after Lourdes. It is often compared to the basilica of Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre in Paris.
It covers a surface area of 4,500m² with a 95m high dome, making it one of the largest churches to have been built during the 20th century.
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Until the next Wednesday Postcard, à bientôt!