Cimiez Franciscan Monastery : Calm, Beauty and Meditation
Assembling the Church of Notre-Dame de l'Assomption and the Franciscan Museum, the Cimiez Franciscan Monastery worth a visit, after visiting the Arena.
In the church of the fifteenth century, you can see three major paintings of the primitive Nice Louis Brea: a Pieta, the Crucifixion and the Deposition.
Also notice: the imposing baroque altarpiece of carved wood
The museum traces the Franciscan life in Nice since the thirteenth century and is home to frescoes and interesting artwork.
The garden of the monastery is magnificent, with a wonderful view that encompasses much of the city until the sea.
Monastère de Cimiez
164, Avenue des Arènes de Cimiez 06000 Nice
Tel / Booking: +33 (0)4 93 81 08 08
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 53 00 22