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The Folon Chapel

Museum, Arts and culture, Municipal museum in Saint-Paul de Vence
  • Inspired by the charitable vocation of the Brotherhood of White Penitents, Folon designed the entire décor of this 17th-century chapel: 8 canvasses, 4 stained glass windows, 2 sculptures and 1 mosaic measuring 106m² with elegant lines and feather-light colours...

  • Discover the admirable design work of Jean-Michel Folon by visiting this chapel, and learn more about an artist who nurtured strong links with Saint-Paul for over thirty years. Folon's close collaboration with village craftsmen, his stained glass designs, sculptures, and fascination with light, are all keys to understanding his world and his conception of art.
    The White Penitents' Chapel was Jean-Michel Folon's last design project before his death in 2005. It is also the last chapel in the...
    Discover the admirable design work of Jean-Michel Folon by visiting this chapel, and learn more about an artist who nurtured strong links with Saint-Paul for over thirty years. Folon's close collaboration with village craftsmen, his stained glass designs, sculptures, and fascination with light, are all keys to understanding his world and his conception of art.
    The White Penitents' Chapel was Jean-Michel Folon's last design project before his death in 2005. It is also the last chapel in the Midi to have been decorated by an artist.

    The Folon chapel shop invites you to delve deeper into the world of Jean-Michel Folon with postcards, sketch pads, posters, etc.

    Guided tour on request. Contact the Tourist Information Office.
    Individual price: €8.5 per person. Free for children under 10.
    Information and reservations - Tel. +33 (0)4 93 32 86 95 - Mail. serviceguide@saint-pauldevence.com
  • Tips
    With the PASS COTE D'AZUR FRANCE, among more than a hundred proposed activities, visit the Maeght Foundation, the Folon chapel and discover the village with a guide from the Tourist Office within the framework of the "History & Heritage" visit and/or a visit by lantern proposed every Tuesday and Thursday evening in July and August.

    On sale at the Tourist Office, 2 rue Grande - Tel. 04 93 32 86 95 or on www.pass-cotedazurfrance.fr.
    Information and conditions on : www.pass-cotedazurfrance.fr
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    - Family pass: 2 adults + 2 children over 12 years old: €9
    - Free for children under 12, people with reduced mobility and job seekers.
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