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.
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.
Dates and times
From 01/01 to 30/09, every Friday and Saturday between 2 PM and 5 PM.
Free of charge.