Historic site and monument
in Sembadel

Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Forêt à Sembadel Gare

Very beautiful wooden chapel from the XNUMXth century. Very original with its rustic all-wood furniture symbolizing the forest environment, stained glass windows.
The construction of this chapel took place in 1953-1954.
It is entirely built of wood, on a masonry base. The church is not oriented, its facade is to the south. An open exterior porch is accessed from the road via a double flight staircase. A small campanile sums up the gable of the chapel. The windows are twinned. The interior is fully paneled.
The statue of Our Lady of the Forest was sculpted by Louis Gire de Saugues in 1955. The wooden Christ was sculpted by André Lacome from Lourdes and brought back by the Pilgrimage of 1958. In 1958, also furniture and altar by André Roux of Dore l'Eglise. The benches were made in 1959 by André Roux. The tabernacle in 1959 by Jean Charrier, master locksmith at Sembadel-Gare. The copper and iron candlesticks also by Jean Charrier. The stained glass windows were made and installed in 1959 by Abbé Richaud, parish priest of Monteil.

Open from the beginning of May to the end of October from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m.
Further information) :
Place open in the morning and closed in the evening. In case of closure, inquire at the hotel-restaurant "L'Authentique"
Mass possible on some Sunday mornings
We speak French


  • Religious Heritage
  • Chapel

Location details

  • In the countryside
  • Village center


Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently

Group visit services

  • Unguided group tours permanently


Opening hours from May 01 to November 01, 2024
MondayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.





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The train station
4 Traveler Street
43160 Sembadel
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