Located at the hill above the Le Suquet, Cannes’ Old Town, you will find a beautiful church built in the Gothic style.
Built between the 15th and 16th century, the Église Notre-Dame de l’Espérance is the most important church in Cannes, dedicated to Our Lady of Hope. During the World War II this church was also used as a hospital for the injured.
The interior of the church has its own character, with inspiring heights of the Gothic vaulting, some Renaissance architecture at its porch and you can even find an old cemetery which dates back to the 16th century. There are also two side chapels which are dedicated to the brotherhoods of craftsmen who were responsible for their decoration.
Today, the church is of course a place of religious worship but a main tourist attraction as well. In July, the square in front of the church becomes an outdoor venue for a musical festival known as the Nuits Musicales du Suquet.
Because of its location at the top of the hill, the church also offers wonderful panoramic views over the town and the bay of Cannes as well.