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 St. Nicolas Monuments in France

St. Nicolas is often honored in France, particularly in Alsace and Lorraine. Click for larger images.

Auxerre, Bourgogne
St. Nicolas statue is in the Place Saint Nicolas square. He is shown as the patron saint of children and sailors

Statue in niche
Photos: Rindert Brower
Statue on building

Avant-lès-Ramerupt, Champagne-Ardenne
The damaged statue is on the fire brigade building, near the church.

Marcilly-sur-Seine, Champgne-Ardenne
The former Hotel St. Nicolas still displays the saint's image, as well as his name in the bricks.

Epinal, Lorraine 
The mosaic of St. Nicolas is in a shopping area near the basilique St. Maurice.

Saint Nicolas is found in the front of a house in Landaville, Vosages, France.

Strasbourg, Alsace
Pâtisserie Saint Nicolas in Strasbourg.

Sauzon, Bretagne
The sign is for La Beurreée St. Nicolas Boulanger, the bakery across from St. Nicolas church.

Yutz, Lorraine
The statue of St. Nicolas was originally at the Saint-Nicolas de Yutz brewery (1898-1986). It is now in front of the Saint-Nicolas church.

Riquewihr, Alsace
The Hôtel Saint-Nicolas features the good saint on the sign for its restaurant.

St. Nicolas fountain near the center of the village.

The cross dedicated to St. Nicolaas, the Patron of sailors, stands on the Vieux pont de Gien, the "Old Bridge of Gien." This is the third bridge, built in 1734, across the Loire at Gien. The cross is at the center point of the bridge.

The statue of St. Nicolas is on the top of a house across the street from the Barfleur Saint-Nicolas Church.

Saint-Nicolas statue
Photos: Anneke van Neer
Used by permission
Saint-Nicolas statue Saint-Nicolas statue

Nancy, Lorraine
Signs for the Saint Nicolas festival.

St. Nicolas is found outside the entrance to the restaurant Chez Felix on rue des Chats.

Saint-Nicolas, Patron Saint of Lorraine

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