A Casino and a Chapel at Fréhel!

So how about my post title unique yes, how about mixing in one post a casino and a chapel! Both are within meters of each other facing the ocean at Fréhel especially at Sables-d’Or-les-Pins resort! I need to tell you about these two.

This one was nice looking after we saw the casino but will tell you first. 

The Chapelle Notre Dame des Sables started with a  temporary wooden chapel was built between the large and small arches, a wooden chapel was nevertheless built on the site of the current chapel on land bequeathed to the bishopric of St Brieuc and Tréguier by Mme Fourel, widow of ‘an architect and resident of Sables d’Or. July 29, 1956, the chapel was inaugurated.


Above the high altar, a very beautiful Madonna and Child, very evocative of maternal love. To the left of the choir, a fresco of Notre Dame des Sables ( Our Lady of the Sands) . At the back of the chapel, an unsigned painting of the martyr of Saint Sebastian represented in an unusual posture which does not lack originality.  The very luminous stained-glass windows They represent the different sacraments (baptism, order, Eucharist, extreme unction) as well as very symbolic reminders of the passion of Christ. The setting and its view of the sea at the end of the putting green, the sobriety of the chapel, everything contributes to serenity and meditation.


The webpage at Fréhel for the Chapelle Notre Dame des Sables in French: https://frehel.info/fr/rb/109553/la-chapelle-de-sables-dor-les-pins

The Kasino of Fréhel or actually at Sables d’Or Les Pins resort. It has Black Jack, slot machines, electronic blackjack, and electronic table games. The Restaurant open every day of the week including Saturdays. The bar is located in the center of the casino, come and discover this Italian place setting from 10h and until 03h or 04h on Saturday evening and the day before a public holidays.

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Official webpage of the Fréhel kasino: https://frehel.kasino.bzh/

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You arrive here on the D786 and then towards the ocean on the D34 road. A wonderful entry to this beautiful area , we like it very much and will be back. Hope you enjoy this brief ride into beautiful Côtes d’Armor in my lovely Bretagne. There is more a lot more here.

This is a general webpage on tourism information about the Cap Fréhel , Erquy and Fréhel town in English: https://grandsite-capserquyfrehel.com/en/

Hope you enjoy the tour and do visit, recommended. And remember, happy travels, good health, and many cheers to all!!!

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