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a hidden quite jewel

Just a 30 minute bus ride from Nice, France. Forego overpriced tours and use local bus. Suggest... read more

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RobertB3489
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Miami, Florida
A wonderful and peaceful chapel

We were stunned by this chapel the first time we visited when there was some repair work going on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SueandFran
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Reviewed yesterday

Just a 30 minute bus ride from Nice, France. Forego overpriced tours and use local bus. Suggest taking time off and visit this often missed jewel

Thank RobertB3489
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were stunned by this chapel the first time we visited when there was some repair work going on to the floor. This time we were able to sit and absorb the peace and serenity of the chapel and marvel at the mosaics, the stained...More

Thank SueandFran
Reviewed 2 April 2018

From the outside you wouldn't know or care about the chapel on the inside. But this is one place you have to visit. It is beautiful! It is so well done, and I have never seen anything like it anywhere else in the world. It...More

2  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The exterior of the building is quite plain but once inside the interior is stunning and the works emit the emotion and dedication of the creator. There is a mosaic, sculptures, stained glass windows, canvases and murals which are displayed on the walls and ceiling....More

Thank margareth700
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Situated in the centre of St-Paul-de-Vence village about 30 minutes out of Nice, the chapel exterior matches all the other buildings. But the interior of this chapel surpasses everything we saw in the village. It is a wonderful of sanctuary of peace and tranquility. there...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

You feel so peaceful when you enter this place. It is stunning with its beautiful mosaic, the paintings and the sculpted altar. We were given explanations in English which were to be returned after the visit. The price was included with the entry to the...More

Thank Antares2312
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There's not much to say. It's a pretty open chapel with some interesting art and sculpture. Interesting and free to see with the Cote d'Azur card. Only takes a few minutes to glance at. Not something I'd consider a must-see in St-Paul-de-Vence.

Thank Warner S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

La Chapelle des Penitents Blancs is a very beautiful place to visit. The themes represented in the paintings and the incredible mosaic are graceful. The chapelle is currently closed for the month but if you take the tourist office's guided tour, you are able to...More

1  Thank dreamingofavignon
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is one of the most beautiful spaces I have ever seen. Designed by Folon for the White Penitents (an order of priests). It is a light-filled space with the most stunning Ravenna mosaic. There are eight lovely oil murals, three stained glass windows, and...More

2  Thank lotsagoldens
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Really worth a little peek. Very unique for a religious building. The artist Folon is very present in the region

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