Penitents Noirs Chapel

Tourist service in Avignon :

Open for visits by individuals, free of charge, from 1 April to 30 September on Fridays from 2 to 5, Saturdays all year long from 2 to 5. Closed during liturgical celebrations and holidays.
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The Confraternity of the Pénitents Noirs de la Miséricorde was founded in 1586 to assist prisoners. The confraternity established itself in the hospital Notre-Dame de Fenouillet which dated from the 13th century, which was transformed into a chapel in the early 16th century. The current restoration dates from 1739-40. Visits for groups: Free, make appointment ahead of time with M. Baldachino, president of the Saint John the Baptist association, by calling 06 08 06 36 73 for all information.

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Dates and times

From 01/01 to 30/09, every Friday and Saturday between 2 PM and 5 PM.


Free of charge.

Languages spoken

  • French


Penitents Noirs Chapel
57 rue Banasterie
84000 Avignon
Mobile : View number 06 08 06 36 73
E-Mail : baldachino.norbert@wanadoo.fr
Website : http://www.penitents-noirs.fr/


Longitude : 4.809868
Latitude : 43.95247