Convent of the Cordeliers, St-Nizier-sous-Charlieu

Interesting
The most interesting features include the capitals in the north gallery, although their meaning is still shrouded in mystery. Going with the theory that they represent the Vices and the Virtues, you may recognise the ermine (purity), the porcupine (justice), the dog (loyalty), the owl (wisdom) etc. Also be sure to see the cloister galleries (14C- 15C) embellished with plant motifs and the 14C single-nave church with its three side chapels.

Useful information

Address:

Chemin des Cordeliers, 42190 St-Nizier-sous-Charlieu

Phone:

+33 4 77 60 07 42

Price:

3 € (-12 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-1pm, 2pm-7pm; Apr-Jun and Sep-Oct: daily except Mon 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm; Feb-Mar and Nov: daily except Mon 2pm-5pm

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