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7 Things to Do in Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei

Up-to-Date 2024  –  By Culture Francia Team

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What to See & Do

Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei Overall Appeal ★★☆☆☆

  Name Appeal Type Visit Cost
01 Streets & Bridge ★★★☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
02 Viewpoint ★★★☆☆ Panorama Self Free
03 St. Céneri Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
04 Petit-St-Céneri Chapel ★☆☆☆☆ Chapel Self Free
05 Mansonnière Garden ★☆☆☆☆ Garden Self Paid
06 Artist Workshops ★☆☆☆☆ Art Gallery Guided Free
07 Auberge Moisy ★☆☆☆☆ House Museum Guided Free

01. Streets & Bridge

A picturesque stone bridge crossing over a serene river, surrounded by lush greenery and historic stone buildings in Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

The charming cobbled streets and ancient bridge of Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei offer a picturesque stroll through history, showcasing charming medieval architecture and peaceful river views.

02. Viewpoint

Tranquil scene of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, featuring a stone bridge over a river, surrounded by quaint houses and lush greenery.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Panorama

Visit Self
Cost Free

Behind the Church, there’s a great spot where you can see nice views of the green countryside and the winding Sarthe River.

03. Church St. Céneri

The interior of an old church featuring well-preserved frescoes and murals with religious themes. The arched windows allow natural light to illuminate the detailed artwork on the walls.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type  Romanesque Church

Visit Self
Cost Free

The historic St. Céneri Church, dating back to the 11th century, features remarkable frescoes and Romanesque architecture,

04. Chapel Petit-St-Céneri

A small, stone chapel with a steep roof, set in a tranquil grassy area bordered by dense forest. The chapel stands alone, offering a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Chapel

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Petit-St-Céneri Chapel is a quiet, peaceful spot surrounded by nature.

05. Garden Mansonnière

A beautifully manicured garden with a lush green lawn, neatly trimmed bushes, and a variety of flowering plants. The garden is framed by tall trees, providing a serene and picturesque setting.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Garden

Visit Self
Cost Paid

Mansonnière Garden is a place filled with flowers and carefully planned landscapes.

06. Artist Workshops

A vibrant artist's workshop with various paintings displayed on easels and propped against the walls. The artworks include a mix of colorful landscapes, abstract scenes, and garden views.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Art Gallery

Visit Guided
Cost Free

The artist workshops in Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei provide a glimpse into the creative process, showcasing local artists’ works and offering unique pieces for purchase.

Their opening hours are quite random, so if you want to be sure you can visit, you’ll need to make an appointment with the artist.

07. Auberge Moisy

A charming, rustic building with white walls and a steeply pitched roof in the village of Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei. The building is adorned with ivy and surrounded by a quaint street and flower boxes.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type House Museum

Visit Guided
Cost Free

This former historic inn, reveals through a  scenography, the relationship between painting and the landscapes of the village. 

You’ll need to check with the tourism office (right next to it) to see if they can provide a guided visit on the day you’re there and if it’s available in English.

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