Saint-François-de-Sales church : free access

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  • Eglise et chapelle
  • Vue extérieure
  • Clocher
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Presentation

One of the most famous profile of Savoie, with its arrow with double bulb.
The bell tower, destroyed during the Revolution, found only in 1824 a new arrow with double bulb as the older one. The 2 bulbs are separate by an octagonal tambour and the second one, in onion, has got a globe dominated by the cross and the rooster. Most of furniture was also destroyed during the Revolution. The church has been used like a storage between 1794 and 1800, but it’s only in 1840 that Pédrino has built the altarpiece. In both side of the painting we can find statues of Sainte-Agathe and Saint-François-de-Sales which representing healing child. In 1876, to make the building bigger, a platform has been built. On the new façade are placed clay statue of Moïse, Elie and Sacred-heart.
OuverturesAll year round, daily between 9 am and 7 pm.
Informations
  • Main facilities :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Tour :
    • French
    • English
    • Italian
  • Services :
    • Guided group tours
    • Appropriate dress required
    • Guided individual tours
  • Architectural styles of historic sites and monuments :
    • Town of Art & History
  • Period :
    • 18th C
    • 19th C
    • 17th C
  • Individual tour services :
    • Guided individual tours on request
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Religious heritage
    • Church
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 60
  • Style :
    • Baroque
Equipments & Services
  • Parking :
    • Car park
    • Secure parking
Contact
Saint-François-de-Sales church : free access
73350
Bozel
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Eglise Saint-François-de-Sales : En accès libre
73350
Bozel
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.443181
Longitude : 6.646428