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The Splendours of the Baroque
MONASTERE DE SAORGE - ANCIEN COUVENT DES FRANCISCAINS - SAORGE
Situated at the far end of the village, the façade of this 17th-C. convent is preceded by a porch with balustrades and onion-shaped bell-tower. The church is in true baroque style : the refectory stil ...
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CHAPELLE NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-MISERICORDE - ST MARTIN VESUBIE
The chapel has a small arcaded bell tower. The stucco high relief of the chancel is quite remarkable.The high altar painting represents the martyr of Saint John Baptist.
PLACE SAINT-MICHEL - SOSPEL
The Place Saint-Michel is one of the finest architectural and scenographic ensembles in the County of Nice. Paved with black and white pebbles, it is dominated by the ancient Cathedral, utterly captiv ...
EGLISE NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-NATIVITE - CLANS
Classified as an historical monument, the present church was built in 1680. The Baroque style is to be found in the liturgical furnishings - an oak wood communion table dating from the 18th century, a ...
EGLISE SAINTE-MARGUERITE ET SAINTE-ROSALIE - LUCERAM
Built at the end of the 15th century at the top of the village, its façade was restyled in the 17th and 18th centuries with the addition of an onion-shaped bell-tower. The church's interior is a real ...
EGLISE SAINT-MARTIN-ET-DE-L'ASSOMPTION - ST MARTIN VESUBIE
This Baroque building has a square bell tower with a stone spire and a Renaissance style facade. The interior recalls Guibert's "Roman" style, a style that also to be found in the Sainte-Croix chapel ...
EGLISE NOTRE-DAME DE LA VISITATION - FONTAN
Built from 1632 onwards, this church with its rectangular layout has a narrower nave and an altar-piece for "Souls in Purgatory". One especially notices its soaring bell-tower crowned by an onion-shap ...
COLLEGIALE NOTRE-DAME DE L'ASSOMPTION - TENDE
At the heart of the old part of Tende, this church was built between the late 15th and early 16th century, and acquired its baroque decoration during the 17th and 18th centuries. Note the impressive R ...
EGLISE SAINT-SAUVEUR - SAORGE
Ravaged by fire, this 15th-C. church was, like many others in the County of Nice, "barocified" in the 18th century. Outside, one notices the onion-shaped bell-tower and varnished tiles, inside, a very ...
EGLISE SAINT-ETIENNE - ST ETIENNE DE TINEE
Dating from the 18th century, the church is caracterized by a plan which surprises by its vast, complex interior and indicates late to end Baroque. Certain decorative features are Rococo.
EGLISE SAINT-PIERRE AUX LIENS - L'ESCARENE
Inseparable from the two Penitents' chapels, this church was built in the 17th century by Jean-André Guibert and his successors. The sobriety of its architecture with a single nave and flat ceiling is ...
CHAPELLE SAINTE-CROIX - ST MARTIN VESUBIE
The chapel has a small square bell tower topped with a silver bulb and the facade is decorated with a sculpture of the Descent from the Cross. The interior dates from the 17th century and includes a l ...
EGLISE SANCTA-MARIA IN ALBIS - BREIL SUR ROYA
This vast and luminous church is laid out in the shape of a Greek cross, completed by four side chapels. Its baroque decoration was carried out from the late 18th century to the mid-19th century, in a ...
COLLEGIALE SAINT-MARTIN - LA BRIGUE
Originally of the Lombardian Romanesque type, this church was "barocified" in the 17th and 18th centuries. Notice the vault over the chancel adorned by a "Gloria to the Holy Sacrament", the high altar ...
 
 
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