Chapel Our Lady of Fountains

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • Town of Art & History
  • 14th C
  • 15th C
  • 18th C
  • Classified
Elevation : 850m
Vallon de la Madone 06430 La Brigue
A chapel nestled in the heart of nature, decorated with 15th-century frescoes, overlooking 7 springs whose mysterious intermittence was long attributed to divine power...
Opening hours :
Visits by appointment at the La Brigue information office.

Nicknamed "The Little Sixtin of the Alpes Maritimes", this painted chapel is the distant heir to a sacred sanctuary built over seven intermittent springs.

Numerous legends nourish the history of this place and of these springs, whose flow changes during the day, adding to the mystery.
The first mention of the chapel dates back to 1375, when two renowned Piedmontese painters were called in to decorate the...
Services
  • Equipment
  • Car park

  • Camper van reception area

  • Picnic area

  • Services
  • Permanent entertainments organiser

  • Tourist brochures

  • Tourist information

  • Guided tours

Rates
Tiket : €4
students: 3€

Free for children up to 12 years old
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Openings
All year 2024 Open everyday
Schedules :
Visits by appointment at the La Brigue information office.
Location
Chapel Our Lady of Fountains
Elevation : 850m
Vallon de la Madone 06430 La Brigue
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Spoken languages
  • Italian
  • English
  • French
Environment
  • River 5 km away
  • Town outskirts
  • Cycle track/route within 500 m
  • Mountain view
Updated on 17 January 2024 at 09:41
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 4738826)
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