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Outside the village ramparts

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Outside the village ramparts

Chapel of Notre Dame des Gardettes: first mentioned in the 15th century. A listed Historical Monument featuring frescoes from the 1920s.

Fondation Maeght: a high temple of modern and contemporary art. Awarded the 20th-Century Heritage label by France's Ministry for Culture and Communication. The building was designed by Spanish architect Josep Lluis Sert and inaugurated in 1964.

Religious heritage


Born of man's faith and the genius of artists, Saint-Paul de Vence's religious heritage is infinitely rich. The collegiate church that has dominated the village skyline for over six centuries readily unveils its countless treasures. And chapels dotted along country roads add to the soul of Saint-Paul de Vence… 

Visit: 1h30
Tour available in French
On request

The Folon chapel


Visit this chapel to discover the marvellous work of Belgian artist, Folon, a huge fan of Saint-Paul de Vence. His mosaics, stained glass windows, sculptures and paintings adorn the chapel's walls and vaulted ceiling. You will also learn about Saint-Paul's White Penitents; the chapel used to be the brotherhood's head quarters. Today it is the latest chapel on the French Riviera to have been decorated by an artist.

The Folon Chapel

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The Folon Chapel

Discover the admirable design work of Jean-Michel Folon by visiting this chapel, and learn more about an artist who nurtured strong links with Saint-Paul for over thirty years. Folon's close collaboration with village craftsmen, his stained glass designs, sculptures, and fascination with light, are all keys to understanding his world and his conception of art.


Combined ticket for Folon Chapel + Local History Museum: 

  • Full price: €4
  • Reduced price (students, children up to 16): €3
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children): €12
  • Group (more than 10 people): €3 each
  • Free for children under 6

Tickets on sale opposite the chapel at the Musée d'Histoire Locale.


A Côte d’Azur Card gives you free entrance to the Fondation Maeght, the Folon Chapel and the Museum of Local History, plus a tour of the village with a guide from the Tourist  Information Office*.


On sale at the Tourist Information Office, 2 rue Grande - Tel. +33 (0)4 93 32 86 95. 

Information and conditions: click here.

*For a total value of 26 euros


Guided tour on request. Contact the Tourist Information Office.
Individual price: €7 per person. Free for children under 12.
Information and reservations - Tel. +33 (0)4 93 32 86 95 - Mail. serviceguide@saint-pauldevence.com

Further information on prices and conditions.


The Folon Chapel is open every day. 
From 1 May to 30 September: 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm.
From 1 October to 30 April: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4pm.

The Folon Chapel is closed in November, on December 25th and January 1st.

Chapelle Folon
Place de l'église
06570 Saint-Paul de Vence
+33 (0)4 93 32 41 13
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