Franciscan Monastery of Saorge and Notre-Dame des Miracles church

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Convent
  • Baroque
  • 17th C
  • Classified
Elevation : 530m
Monastère de Saorge 06540 Saorge
From the esplanade of the Monastery where you can contemplate Saorge "village in the sky" hanging in ampitheatre from the restanques, enter a world of serenity: the baroque Franciscan convent, with the church and its terraced garden in a green valley.
The village of Saorge overlooks the Roya Gorge at the gates of Mercantour Park. Listed at the Centre des Monuments Nationaux, the Monastery, a former Francosiscan convent founded in 1633, is baroque in style. It has retained its original structure, painted decorations and food garden. The Church has remarkable walnut woodwork, paintings and liturgical objects. The cloister is decorated with 17th century frescoes illustrating the episodes of the life of St Francis of Assisi, as well as an...
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  • Tour free of charge

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Rates
From 1 February 2024 to 6 November 2024
Full priceAll national monuments FREE on the first Sunday of each month from November to March.
7€

Group adults
5.50€

Free of charge for :
- Under 18s (families and school groups excluded)
- 18-25 years old (European Union citizens and non-European legal residents in France)
- Disabled people and their companions
- Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
- Education pass (valid)

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Openings
Monday
Closed

Tuesday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Wednesday
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14:00 - 17:00

Thursday
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14:00 - 17:00

Friday
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14:00 - 17:00

Saturday
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14:00 - 17:00

Sunday
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14:00 - 17:00

From 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm
Exceptional closure on 1 May.
Monday
10:00 - 12:30
14:30 - 18:30

Tuesday
10:00 - 12:30
14:30 - 18:30

Wednesday
10:00 - 12:30
14:30 - 18:30

Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
10:00 - 12:30
14:30 - 18:30

Sunday
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14:30 - 18:30

All day from 1 June to 30 September.
Last entry at 5.30 pm.
Monday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Tuesday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Wednesday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Thursday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Friday
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14:00 - 17:00

Saturday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Sunday
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

Location
Franciscan Monastery of Saorge and Notre-Dame des Miracles church
Elevation : 530m
Monastère de Saorge 06540 Saorge
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Spoken languages
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Environment
  • In the country
  • Mountain view
Access
  • The Monastery is a 10-minute walk from the Saorge eastern quarter turnaround, near the retirement home.
    Updated on 09 January 2024 at 12:22
    by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
    (Offer identifier : 4742366)
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