Sainte Marguerite Parish Church

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Church
  • Classified
Rue de l'église 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Former chapel of the 13th century, enlarged in the 15th century, and redesigned in the 17th century. Inside, several interesting elements including a copy of Michelangelo's "Last Judgment" reduced 54 times. This church is part of the "Baroque Road".
Mention of the Sainte Marguerite chapel appears in 13th-century texts, but its origins remain somewhat mysterious. Its construction could be attributed to the monks of Lérins, who owned land in Roquebrune. In any case, the Cartulaire de Lérins, the register containing the abbey's properties, confirms that the cult of Sainte Marguerite owes a great deal to the Benedictines. A notarized deed from 1493 suggests the presence of this church within the first castle walls. Things brightened up a...
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Sainte Marguerite Parish Church
Rue de l'église 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
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  • Pedestrian area
  • In the historic centre
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