Chapelle Saint-Gobrien

Historic site and monument, Chapel in Saint-Servant
Chapelle St Gobrien© JP Bauchet
Chapelle St Gobrien© JP Bauchet
  • The first chapel was built in the 11th century in place of the old wooden oratory built in 717 on the banks of the Oust by St-Gobrien. In the 16th century, the building was restructured and enlarged. This granite and schist rubble chapel is shaped like a Latin cross. It has rich furnishings, including two altarpieces, one with a Virgin and Child, the other with statues of Saints. To the left in the choir is the 14th century tomb of Saint-Gobrien who died in 725. Legend has it that young...
    The first chapel was built in the 11th century in place of the old wooden oratory built in 717 on the banks of the Oust by St-Gobrien. In the 16th century, the building was restructured and enlarged. This granite and schist rubble chapel is shaped like a Latin cross. It has rich furnishings, including two altarpieces, one with a Virgin and Child, the other with statues of Saints. To the left in the choir is the 14th century tomb of Saint-Gobrien who died in 725. Legend has it that young girls wishing to marry within the year had to walk around the tomb seven times, taking care not to touch the wall and the tomb, in order to have their wish granted. Above the Narthex, an upper chamber allowed pilgrims to sleep. Indeed, two famous pilgrimage routes intersect at St-Gobrien: the Tro Breizh and the Way of St. James of Compostela. The pardon is celebrated on the first weekend of July.

    The chapel is open every day from 10am to 7pm. Restoration work is in progress, but the chapel remains accessible.
  • Rates 2024
  • Free
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