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“Ora et labora” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Monastere de Saorge

Monastere de Saorge
Nr. N 2204, 06540 Saorge, France
04 93 04 55 55
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Saorge
Type: Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Owner description: The village of Saorge overhangs the gorges of the Roya. The church of the Franciscan convent, which was founded in 1633, was built in the Baroque style. The refectory features painted decorations from the 17th century and the cloister is decorated with 18th century frescœs showing the life of Saint Franis of Assisi. The monastery houses a fascinating collection of nine sundials from the 17th, 18th, and 19th century. The church features one of the oldest Stations of the Cross paintings in the Alpes-Maritimes region. Open:> 2nd May to 30th September: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.> 1st October to 31st October and 1st February to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed:> From 1st November to 31st January.> 1st May. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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