Sainte-Croix Chapel

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • 17th C
Elevation : 670m
Chapelle Sainte-Croix GR 52A 06540 Saorge
A Sunday walk for the Saorgians, ideally situated for a picnic break or a snack with the children, a siesta or a meditative contemplation in front of the beauty of the slopes sculpted with restanques and the wild canyon of the Bendola.
This pretty country chapel is one of the many chapels built in the Roya in the 17th century during the Counter-Reformation.
Located on an overhang overlooking the Bendola valley, it is preceded by a vaulted porch.
The roof on a masonry vault has a particularity that is frequent on the "casouns" (small houses outside the villages) of the Roya with a shape known as a "gendarme hat".
Its watertightness is ensured by a layer of lime mortar, which follows the curve of the extrados, softened...
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Sainte-Croix Chapel
Elevation : 670m
Chapelle Sainte-Croix GR 52A 06540 Saorge
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Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Mountain location
  • Village 2 km away
  • Close to GR footpath
Updated on 24 January 2024 at 16:50
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
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