Église Sainte-Néomaye

Église de Sainte-Néomaye

Historic site and monument, Church in Sainte-Néomaye
  • The parish church of Sainte-Néomaye is dedicated to this young girl from Gallo-Roman high society, who is said to have lived in Loudunais around the 5th century.

    In the 6th century, a chapel was built in her honour. Tradition has it that the church of Sainte-Néomaye was built on her tomb.
    It was destroyed in the 8th century. In the 12th century, a first church was built on the site of this chapel, which was destroyed during the Wars of Religion.

    In 1695, a new church was built.