Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, St-Paul-de-Vence

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If you are in the Provence region of France, you will be able to take a number of walking tours with the tourism office. One such tour might take you to Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs. The place is quite small, but you will be startled by its peaceful tranquility. The silence of the place will provide ample opportunities for you to soak in to the beauty of nature. It will also help you to sit back and introspect on our origin. There goes some history behind the various symbols used here and the renovation of this small and quiet place. You can discover it all on your visit here. Make Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs part of your personalized St-Paul-de-Vence itinerary using our St-Paul-de-Vence trip itinerary planning site .
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  • The chapel is beautiful and absolutely worth a visit. The museum (ticket gets you entry to both) is essentially a series of tableaux with wax dummies portraying scenes from the history of St. Paul de ...  more »
  • Restored in the early 2000s, the chapel a few years ago was decorated on the project of the Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon, who was directly inspired by penitents, as evidenced by open hands, tense, ready to give and come to the rescue. The light colors of the stained glass windows and paintings, the line of the altar and the aquasantiera, of particular beauty the mosaic placed behind the altar.
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  • Not really a church anymore it seems like an art gallery but still worth stopping in.
  • Saint-Paul-de-Vence, perched on top of a hilltop is a small medieval town near Nice that host some of the most amazing art museums and galleries I’ve ever seen. If I ever develop the taste (and money) for collecting art, this would be the 1st place to start hunting.
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