Chapelle Saint-Antoine, Bessans

Chapel Saint-Antoine

Historic site and monument, Religious building, Chapel in Bessans

  • What can you discover in this chapel? First forty juxtaposed painted panels recounting the life of Christ, but in the local context and with details of peasant life from medieval times ... And much more!

  • The chapel and its many painted decorations date from the end of the Middle Ages. These murals cover three of the four walls of the chapel and place the life of Christ in a familiar setting: objects, costumes and architecture are inspired by what was in Bessans at the time.
    But these are not the only treasures in the chapel: discover also a fine collection of Baroque sculptures in brightly painted wood. And if you look up… you can also admire the exceptional carved and polychrome wooden...
    The chapel and its many painted decorations date from the end of the Middle Ages. These murals cover three of the four walls of the chapel and place the life of Christ in a familiar setting: objects, costumes and architecture are inspired by what was in Bessans at the time.
    But these are not the only treasures in the chapel: discover also a fine collection of Baroque sculptures in brightly painted wood. And if you look up… you can also admire the exceptional carved and polychrome wooden coffered ceiling that represents a starry sky… an evocation of paradise!
  • Environment

    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Services

    • Guided visits (groups only)
  • Rates

    HMV Liberty Pass : €1 instead of €2
Openings
  • From June 13, 2021
    until June 30, 2021
  • From July 1, 2021
    until August 31, 2021
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • fermée de 12h à 15h30
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