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Chapelle du Rosaire

446 Avenue Henri Matisse, 06141 Vence, France
+33 4 93 58 03 26
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“stained glass” (27 reviews)
“small chapel” (17 reviews)
“matisse chapel” (17 reviews)
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446 Avenue Henri Matisse, 06141 Vence, France
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+33 4 93 58 03 26
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"stained glass"
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"small chapel"
in 17 reviews
"matisse chapel"
in 17 reviews
"opening times"
in 9 reviews
"white walls"
in 8 reviews
"his life"
in 7 reviews
"take photos"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful experience"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"minute walk"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"no photography"
in 4 reviews
"religious place"
in 3 reviews
"an easy walk"
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"black line"
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"on display"
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"cote d'azur"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about this on our road trip through France and decided to stop in Vence to visit this. The culmination of Matisse work. Stunning work with magnificent artwork on the walls and stained glass windows, very much worth a visit. Be warned no photography...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem. seeing a site specific work is something not to miss. The sketches, letters and story behind the chapel are super, but the real treat are the robes he designed for the priests. They are vibrant and fun - like nothing you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved coming here. So much history. Definitely a must see place. One that people should visit if in Vence

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This was considered by an ageing Matisse to be one of his main artistic achievements. While I might disagree ... it is certainly worth a visit if, and if you are a Matisse fan, going out of your way to see it. Not sure why...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This is just a bit outside Vence but an easy walk. Site of Matisse's self proclaimed masterpiece. Worth seeing his story behind this and all the work up drawings but a surprise to see tbe final result. Simple elegant for such a master. Worth a...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Definitely hire a guide for the best experience. Helene was very passionate and knowledgeable. I learned so much more about Matisse's time in Vence with her insightful explanations.

Thank brigitte90254
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

The Chapelle du Rosaire is often referred to as the Matisse Chapel due to the involvement of Henri Matisse in it’s design. Matisse is credited with designing every aspect of the chapel, including the building itself, the stained glass windows, the interior furnishings, the murals,...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

The little secret no one tells you is that you can see the plants from which Matisse took his design for the blue and yellow stain glass window and other wonderful works. It is a special experience to be there and to discover the very...More

Thank MCRFarina2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

A great way to spend an hour or so in Vence - the chapel itself is stunning, and the exhibition showing Matisse’s sketches and development of his ideas is well done. It’s a pity you can’t take photos due to copyright issues, but nice in...More

Thank Hannah D
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We arrived shortly after opening. We had watched a documentary about the place a couple of years ago, and were curious. The intensity and depth of Matisse shone through completely. The Stations of the Cross, the chasubles, the stained glass, the Virgin and Child, and...More

1  Thank Patrick M
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FisherMo
July 24, 2017|
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Response from rookie01 |
When I visited in Oct 2017, the opening timings were listed as below- 1st Mar- 31st Oct Tue, Thursday, Fri- 10-12, 2-6pm Wed & Say- 2-6pm 1st Nov- 28th Feb Similar, but closing at 5pm, instead of 6pm.
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Carrie M
July 20, 2016|
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Response from Celestefaisk | Reviewed this property |
Dear Carrie, I have only paid a visit to the Rosaire Chapel, but researching about your question on the website for the city of Vence (sorry, I intended to send you the link, but it seems it's not possible on this space), I... More
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