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Aizenay is its enormous church, this magnificent building with its
beautiful stained glass is characteristic of the early twentieth
century, with its innovative techniques including its use of the first
poured concrete. The neo-Gothic architecture is quite remarkable, it
opened for worship on Christmas Day 1905, was consecrated in 1965 and
celebrated its centenary in 2006. The great organ Cavaille-Coll, of
1875, originally situated at the church of Paray-le-Monial, was
purchased by the parish of Aizenay. A processional cross, given by Louis
XIII in April 19th 1622, is displayed behind a glass case along
with a sanctuary lamp in silver (17th century), chalices, statues and
Just outside of the town is the old railway station that played a
fundamental role in its early development, and is now the town’s tourist
All around Aizenay there are pleasant forest walks with an abundance of flora and fauna
Auberge du Champ de Foire. 32,place Champ de Foire. Tel. 02 51 48 31 41
Brasserie des Moulins. 4,rue Roche. Tel. 02 51 94 62 91.
La Foret. Le pas du Loup. Tel. 02 51 94 61 05.
Le Gargantua. 9,rue Hotel de Ville. Tel. 02 51 48 33 26.
Le Moiron. 20, rue Marchel Foch. Tel. 02 51 94 60 58.
Le Saint Benoist. 35, rue Marchel Lecerc. Tel. 02 51 07 59 42.
Le Sittelle. 33 rue Marchel Leclerc. Tel. 02 51 34 79 90.
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