Modern Art movements have left their mark upon Saint-Paul since many famous painters, poets and artists have come to visit, and were inspired by the outstanding quality of its light, the beautiful position and the simple pleasure of living here.
Today, visitors will discover the Ramparts, Fountain and the Grande Rue - but its rich cultural and artistic heritage far exceeds the size of this tiny town. The Foundation Maeght is one of the most splendid museums of modern art in the world.
The Foundation Maeght - Open daily June - Sept. * Here you will find an important collection of 20th century paintings, sculptures, drawing, ceramics and graphics.
Musee D’ History Locale - Open daily - *This museum presents the highlights of St Paul’s history. Wax figures in epoch costumes created by the Musee Grevin and musical ambiance enhance displays.
Musee Municipal - Open daily - *A permanent exhibition of contemporary art and 20th century modern art.
The collegiate church and its treasures - Open Monday to Friday - *The magnificent buildings of the Collegiate Church have changed over its long history. The oldest part, the choir loft dates from the 12th century and the remainder is either of the l7th century (St Clements Chapel a baroque masterpiece) or the l8th century (the vaulting of the central nave and the bell tower). The main altar is dated 1595.
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