Tréflévénez parish enclosure

Historic sites and monuments
Exterior view of the choir - enclos paroissial de Tréflévénez
Fresco - Tréflévénez parish enclosure
Bell tower - Tréflévénez parish enclosure

Why take advantage?

Among the parish enclosures in the area, the Tréflévénez enclosure stands out, and is surprising when compared to the pomp and sumptuousness of its Léonard neighbors.
And yet, this country church conceals unsuspected treasures found nowhere else.

On entering the grounds, there's no monumental gateway, just a simple calvary (1901), and no complete ossuary (1611), just the façade of the church, narrowly saved and integrated into a dwelling house. Even St. Peter's Church, built in the late 15th century in late Gothic style (and altered many times over the centuries), has a modest exterior.

The majesty of this atypical place is felt as soon as you enter the church. The delicate colors of blue and white, with touches of gold, inspire serenity. The apparent simplicity serves as a showcase for real treasures.
The 16th-century sablières depict the most astonishing popular scenes and parables. On the wall, a painting of the Crucifixion (1696) was unearthed when the rosary altarpiece was removed.

Nearby, the 1677 tomb testifies to Hamon Huon de Kerezellec's love for his late son.

Last but not least, the 2005 Stations of the Cross by Romanian artist Valentin Scarlatescu are well worth a visit.

Guided tour with the APEVE association (booking required).

Classified or listed (CNMHS)
Theme(s) : Calvary and parish enclosures - Church

Main services

  • Groups of up to 25 people accepted

Spoken language(s)

  • French

We like

The situation:
  • In a village
Ideal for : Heritage, couples, friends, retirees
Suitable for : educate myself

Opening hours

Guided tour with APEVE (booking required at least 4 weeks in advance)

Historic sites and monuments

Tréflévénez parish enclosure

29800 Tréflévénez
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