Saint Barthelemy's Church

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Church
  • Baroque
  • 17th C
17 Rue Piazza Nova 06500 Gorbio
It was built in 1683. We find in this church, works of painters of the basilica Saint Michel de Menton, built shortly before. The facade was painted with trompe-l'oeil decoration by François Zanatta in 2010.
It was built in 1683. The poor village had great difficulty in having it built, the masons of Sospel were never fully paid and the façade was never completed. The church contains works by the painters of the Basilica of Saint Michel in Menton, which was built shortly before.
The architecture and interior decorations are an example of the Ligurian baroque style of the 17th century. On the same site, traces of a primitive church have been found. Rectangular in plan and oriented east-west, it...

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Saint Barthelemy's Church
17 Rue Piazza Nova 06500 Gorbio
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