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NOTRE DAME DE VIE ET SAINT JÉRÔME

Religious building, Chapel in Argelès-sur-Mer
  • The main building has a sanctuary on the ground floor, the date of construction of which is unknown, and the hermit's dwelling on the first floor (now a private flat). The southern wall of the building is built into the rock. A chapel is carved into the wall, housing a statue of Saint Magdalene, who gave her name to the surrounding area.
    A few years ago, Notre Dame de Vie was bought and restored by the association of hermitages of Argelès which ensures its durability.
    The building has been...
    The main building has a sanctuary on the ground floor, the date of construction of which is unknown, and the hermit's dwelling on the first floor (now a private flat). The southern wall of the building is built into the rock. A chapel is carved into the wall, housing a statue of Saint Magdalene, who gave her name to the surrounding area.
    A few years ago, Notre Dame de Vie was bought and restored by the association of hermitages of Argelès which ensures its durability.
    The building has been classified as a historical monument since 1944. Today the chapel is open to the public.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
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