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Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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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

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

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

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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.

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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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Reviewed September 28, 2016

This 14th century chapel was decorated inside and out by Jean Cocteau in the 1950s. The chapel is small but there is a lot of detail to look at in the wall paintings. Information boards describe them. I liked the depictions of the fishermen and...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Chapel cannot be missed while strolling along the plaza. It serves as a beautiful backdrop to the emerald blue sea. Though I did not get a chance to go inside as it was closed when we crossed it, it's architecture still caught our attention...More

Thank Karishma K
Reviewed August 24, 2016

You pay to get into the chapel and view the work of Jena Cocteau, it's quaint. The village is beautiful, you climbed the stairs to take you to the square and see WELCOME Hotel, this place has been very popular movie locations.

Thank 777kila
Reviewed August 10, 2016

A Romanesque chapel that was restored and decorated by Jean Cocteau it is easy to miss - I did - twice. Not sure what I was expecting but it is a tiny chapel, not much bigger than a small house but right next to the...More

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Response from Aims333 | Reviewed this property |
there is a tourist office and they do tours of the area yes