0 Likes

French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence, Collegiate Church
France

Saint-Paul or Saint-Paul de Vence is one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera. The religious heritage is of high importance in this medieval village.

The 360 Image presents the simple façade of the Collegiate Church, "Collégiale de la Conversion-de-Saint-Paul de Saint-Paul-de-Vence", whose construction lasted from 14th to 18th centuries.
This catholic church is located on the top of the hill, in a very small, yet beautiful square, and with its clocktower it dominates the village skyline.

View More »

Copyright: Pietro Madaschi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12176x6088
Uploaded: 22/02/2013
Updated: 10/04/2014
Views:

...


Tags: france; francia; saint paul; vence; provence; cote d'azur; provenza; costa azzurra; riviera; collégiale; collegiata; medieval; middle age; medioevale; medioevo; chiesa; church; eglise
comments powered by Disqus

Pietro Madaschi
French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Square with palm
Mark Fink
Galerie B&B, Saint Paul de Vence, France
Pietro Madaschi
French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Folon Chapel
Mark Fink
Fountain - Saint Paul de Vence - France
Pietro Madaschi
French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Cemetery and Panorama
Pietro Madaschi
French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Foundation Maeght, Moon Bird by Miro
Uwe Buecher
Labyrinth de Miro, Fondation Maeght
Pietro Madaschi
French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Foundation Maeght, Arch by Miro
Giovanni Russo
Tourrettes Sur Loup
mery petaut
Baou de Saint-Jeannet
Valentin durand
Col de Vence
Valentin durand
Vallée de la Brague
Gregory Panayotou
In Bed With Mathilde
Castle Boymont Eppan South Tyrol
Hans von Weissenfluh
Palazzo San Giorgio, Loggia
Matt Nolan
A big dinosaur in Drumheller Alberta (15 Feb 09 1340)
Hans von Weissenfluh
Basilica of Santissima Annunziata del Vastato
Matt Nolan
Ice in long-term cold storage at NICL
Hans von Weissenfluh
Palazzo San Giorgio, Sala del Capitano
Vladimir Salman
River port Naberezhnye Chelny 01
Hans von Weissenfluh
Boccadasse, Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Neil Parris
Perito Moreno Glacier
yunzen liu
the Historical Culture Long Corridor in WuhanJiangtan
Hans von Weissenfluh
The Great Synagogue in Dohány Street, Budapest, Hungary
Pietro Madaschi
Milan: Cloister (Chiostro) of S. Maria delle Grazie - UNESCO World Heritage
Pietro Madaschi
Milan: Basilica of St Eustorgio - Torelli Chapel (Cappella)
Pietro Madaschi
Milan: Graffiti in Underground Station, Metropolitana De Angeli
Pietro Madaschi
Milan: Belgioioso Square with Alessandro Manzoni House
Pietro Madaschi
Bergamo: Almenno San Salvatore - San Giorgio in Lemine, l'interno e gli affreschi
Pietro Madaschi
Milan: Emporio Armani Wall Poster
Pietro Madaschi
Italian Riviera - Laigueglia: Church of St Matthew, San Matteo - Interior
Pietro Madaschi
Pavia: University - Università
Pietro Madaschi
1240965 Panorama V1 Pse12
Pietro Madaschi
Italian Riviera - Savona: Laigueglia view from sea
Pietro Madaschi
Aosta - Aoste: Arch of Augustus - Arc d'Auguste - Arco di Augusto
Pietro Madaschi
Pavia: The square in front of the Certosa of Pavia
More About France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.