Our Lady of the Assumption Church

Saint-Tropez, France

The Italian Baroque-style Our Lady of the Assumption Church topped by a bell tower was built in 1784. It is one of the most recognisable sights in Saint-Tropez, with its bright ochre and earthy sienna coloured bell tower.

This building replaced an older 16th-century church which became unstable when the current chapel was erected. There had been an earlier 11th-century religious construction on this same site, destroyed during Queen Jeanne's succession wars.

Inside, you can admire statues and wood carvings dating back to the early 19th century, along with the bust of Saint Tropez, which is paraded through the streets every year during the famous 'Bravades' celebration. 

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Founded: 1784
Category: Religious sites in France

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Dariusz Skipiała (2 years ago)
Zabytkowy kościół z wierzą zegarową. W środku mieści wiele zabytków.
Jean Louis Dagostino (2 years ago)
Très belle église
Philippe Renault (2 years ago)
Bel édifice Quand vous êtes à st tropez quittez le port pour visiter cette église. L orgue peint en vert est magnifique. Fermée à la visite pendant les offices..
Christophe Louvard (2 years ago)
A visiter en particulier au moment des fêtes de fin d'année L église présente une magnifique crèche et reconstruction de St Tropez d antant avec des santons. Christophe
Epifanio Epifania (3 years ago)
Entrare in questa chiesa in una fredda mattina d'inverno, senza turisti, senza folla, cogliere lo spirito delle persone che la frequentano è una bellissima ed utile esperienza. E' un'altra Saint Tropez!!!
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