Chapelle St Antoine l'Ermite

Chapel Saint Antoine Ermite

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, 19th C, 15th C, 16th C in Breil-sur-Roya

  • Chapel at the end of the village at the foot of olive groves.
    Chapel opened occasionally during specific celebrations.
    Possibility to see it from the outside all year round.

  • Covered with a lauze roof, this chapel is raised in the 17th century by the doctor Horace Cottalorda. In the centre of the altarpiece, a canvas depicting the Virgin and the Child between Saint Anthony and Saint Eloi rises above the altar. This chapel is the seat of the confraternity of Saint Anthony. La Soucétà Briiencà l'entretien and celebrates a Mass there every year. At the end of the service the participants gather around a meal shared with the Breilloises culinary specialties.

    Built...
    Covered with a lauze roof, this chapel is raised in the 17th century by the doctor Horace Cottalorda. In the centre of the altarpiece, a canvas depicting the Virgin and the Child between Saint Anthony and Saint Eloi rises above the altar. This chapel is the seat of the confraternity of Saint Anthony. La Soucétà Briiencà l'entretien and celebrates a Mass there every year. At the end of the service the participants gather around a meal shared with the Breilloises culinary specialties.

    Built a few meters from the Gate of Genoa, the chapel allowed travelers to make their devotions before crossing the ramparts.
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