Guided tour of the Chapel of Notre-Dame de l'Ormeau-Seillans

Seillans

Chapelle ND de l’Ormeau de Seillans @Nico.Gomez
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In its green setting, the Chapel ND de l'Ormeau (12th century) awaits you, as well as its magnificent Marian altarpiece dating from the 16th century (Florentine Renaissance style). This altarpiece is unique in Provence because it is both painted and sculpted, with a religious history and another political facet. But the chapel is not just an altarpiece; it is a whole piece of the history of the village of Seillans that you will discover within its walls.


The departure is from the Chapel of Notre-Dame de l'Ormeau de Seillans, the visit is an ideal activity for families. Seillans is classified as one of the "Most beautiful villages in France" !

Description

With this guided tour, discover the architectural and historical heritage of the Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Ormeau. In its green setting, this 12th century chapel conceals treasures : Roman cippus, fragment of early Christian chancel, exvotos, statue of ND, and especially its 16th century baroque altarpiece. The departure is from the Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Ormeau in Seillans, please arrive 10 minutes in advance.

Strong points

  • Seillans: classified as one of the "Most beautiful villages in France".
  • Its magnificent 16th century Marian altarpiece
  • Place for many classical concerts

Other information

Guaranteed departure from 5 registered persons - The tourism office will inform you 48 hours in advance to confirm or not the outing.

Languages spoken

  • French

Duration

90 minutes

Number of participants

  • The visit takes place from a minimum of 5 people.

To take with you

- flat shoes

- water bottle

- cap

- umbrella in case of bad weather

Prices

Not included

- personal purchases

Location

Where the activity is taking place

  • 823 Route de Fayence
  • Seillans

Public transport

VarLib: arrêt Notre-Dame-de-l'Ormeau-SEILLANS

Additional location information

Meeting point in front of the Chapel of ND de l'Ormeau