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Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

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Place of worship < 1 hour

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Place of worship< 1 hour

9 Pl. de la République, 68250 Rouffach, France

Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption, situated in the quaint city of Rouffach, France, is a magnificent architectural marvel that dates back to the 11th century. This Romanesque-Gothic style church is renowned for its stunning stained glass windows, impressive facade, and intricate carvings. The church has undergone several restorations over the centuries, each adding a unique layer to its rich history and architectural grandeur.

While visiting Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption, one must not miss the opportunity to witness the church’s grand organ. The organ, built in the 19th century, is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and produces a divine sound that fills the entire church. Another must-see is the church’s crypt, a remnant of the original 11th-century structure. The crypt, with its ancient tombs and relics, provides a fascinating glimpse into the church’s long and storied past.

Plan your visit

  1. Be sure to take time to explore the beautiful interior and admire the intricate stained glass windows and stunning architecture of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption.
  2. Take a moment of silence when you enter and appreciate the peaceful atmosphere inside this historic church.
  3. Visit during evening hours to experience special candlelit vigils or services that can be held at certain times of year.
  4. Dress respectfully in accordance with religious expectations for visiting churches in France, such as no shorts or sleeveless shirts/dresses for women (long skirts are recommended).
  5. Make sure you bring cash as most donation boxes only accept coins and bills–credit cards are not accepted at Eglise Notre-Dame de l’Assomption!
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