Musée Franciscain - Eglise et Monastère de Cimiez

Museum, Arts and culture, Sacred art in Nice
  • The Monastery of Cimiez, like its cemetery and its magnificent garden, is one of the most important places of worship, culture and tourism in the city of Nice.

  • An evocation of the life of Franciscan friars in Nice from the 13th to the 18th century, an illustration of Saint Francis of Assisi’s spiritual and social message, paintings, sculptures, prints, illuminated manuscripts, murals, chapel and reconstructed cells…
    The cross in the square is a copy of the original, which is in the church and dates from 1477.
    The marble cross 5.80 metres high bears several finely carved figures including the Seraph described in Saint Francis of Assisi’s visions.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Services
    • Tour free of charge
  • Rates
    free - Free admission
  • All year 2023
    Opened On Monday, On Tuesday, On Wednesday, On Thursday, On Friday, On Saturday