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Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is a tiny and ancient church right in the harbor area. The inside was redone by the artist Jean Cocteau in the 50s, and is surprisingly fresh and airy. Only 3$ to get in, so well worth it.

Thank ChasAndre
Reviewed April 9, 2017

As a tribute to Cocteau this is a lovely peaceful and small and informal decorated chapel. We loved it, and the tickets allow for re-entry.

Thank LondonR
Reviewed March 9, 2017

This chapel is unlike any chapel I've been in before. It's small and painted all over the walls, arches and ceiling by Jean Cocteau in his very distinctive style back in 1957. It shows events from the life of St. Peter the apostle and is...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

This small but lovely church, which is still a consecrated Catholic church, was decorated by John Cocteau. You can ask the curator there, Mary-France, for a guided tour, and it is most interesting. She made the artwork come to life for us. It is full...More

Thank MjPigott
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This is a beautiful small church rescued by a forward thinking artist, Jean Cocteau, from what was a store used by local fisherman. The poet, artist and filmmaker has used the internal walls of the building as a canvas and created something unique. Well worth...More

Thank Specsavers2
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Chapel is wonderfully situated on the seafront. It's paintings inside are unique and worth a visit.

Thank MAJ_Dave44
Reviewed January 4, 2017

nice restaurant nearby. just one of many beautiful building in the area. The architecture is amazing

Thank Aims333
Reviewed November 29, 2016

And try to make it to Menton for the sweet museum dedicated to the work of this true Renaissance man. He made the original 'Beauty and the Beast' ('La Belle et la Bete'), one of the best classic French films.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed October 28, 2016

You could almost walk past this beautiful chapel. It surprises you by suddenly appearing unexpectedly. its so small looks like a local house at first if you didn't know it was there. A very plesant suprise.

Thank Shabba26
Reviewed October 9, 2016

For people interested in Jean Cocteau, this is a must. There is a charge of 3 euros but it is worth it.

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Tours of the area
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Aims333 | Reviewed this property |
there is a tourist office and they do tours of the area yes
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Where exactly is it in relation to the tender station in the port
May 25, 2015|
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