The Saint-Suaire Chapel - home to the Red Penitent Order - can be found in the old town, close to Cours Saleya. In common ... More
Chapelle du St-Suaire (Penitents Rouges)
The Saint-Suaire Chapel - home to the Red Penitent Order - can be found in the old town, close to Cours Saleya. In common with all penitent brotherhoods that formed during the 14th Century, the red penitents are a lay association practising religious devotion as well as offering help to those in need. In addition to the chapel's architecture, art lovers will be able to enjoy some very beautiful paintings inside, particularly the 'Saint-Suaire' (1660), a canvas by Nice artist Baldoino, and Paul Emile Barberi's 'Saint Trinite'(1840).
On the edge of the old town, this pretty square was created at the end of the 18th Century under
the supervision of Antoine Spinelli, who also designed one of the square's most beautiful buildings, the Chapelle du Saint ...
The Fort du Mont Alban is a fine example of 16th century military architecture. Built on the hilltop at 220
meters (722 feet) above sea level, it offers a striking 360° panorama. To one side you have Nice itself, ...
Situated on the hill between the old town and the harbor, this park is a favorite with locals and tourists
alike. Surrounded by a typically Mediterranean backdrop of pine trees, carobs, figs, and aloes, the park's impressive waterfall, children's ...