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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

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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

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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.

Prices

Combined ticket for Folon Chapel + Local History Museum : 

  • Prices : €3 & €2
  • Free under 6 years old

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

 

Guided tour on request. Contact the Tourist Information Office.
Price: €5 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.

Times:

The Folon Chapel is open every day. 
From April 1st to September 30th, from 11am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6 pm.
From October 1st to March 31st, from 2pm to 5 pm.

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

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