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Maison et Jardins de Georges Clemenceau

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Small beach summer house

Enjoyable but brief visit to the house and gardens. The house is full of interesting artifacts and... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
MargateRu
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Interesting

After a walk around the Gardens, we joined the guided tour of the house. Unfortunately the tour is... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
736alanc
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Barton Mills, United Kingdom
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Aug 25, 2018
“Small beach summer house”
Nov 4, 2018
“Fascinating”
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Defeated in the presidential elections of 1919, "Pere la Victoire" retired from political life. Between the ocean and his rented fisherman’s house, Georges Clemenceau, a close friend of Claude Monet, fulfilled the wager to create an Impressionist...more
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Boulevard Georges Clemenceau | En bor de mer, 85520 Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard, France
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable insight in the life and achievements of a truly great man and elder statesman. A lovely and peaceful location with the garden (re)-designed by and with the man's close friend Claude Monet. Well worth a wander around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Enjoyable but brief visit to the house and gardens. The house is full of interesting artifacts and there is a good short film from 1920s about the man. The garden is a very small wild garden showing what can be done by cultivation on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MargateRu
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We visited on a Sunday morning and went round the house independently but with a very detailed guide in (excellent)English and then were free to wander round the gardens. The attraction is that Monet helped design the garden but don't expect a mini-Giverny. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Exceptional place, fantastic views over the ocean and great visit of this humble house that has seen so many great men in history staying there.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

It pains me to have to to give this title but after looking forward to our visit to the house and gardens, we were left with this opinion. The gardens, of which much was made in the publicity literature, were in the event particularly disappointing...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

After a walk around the Gardens, we joined the guided tour of the house. Unfortunately the tour is only in French, however we were able to pick up a few bits of the history, with our limited knowledge of the language and the English leaflet...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a wonderful place to visit. A complete surprise, just saw the sign and followed. At the beach where he lived with the most fabulous view of the ocean. The tour is in French only so only for those who understand but the tour guide...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Judy N
Reviewed August 27, 2014

Wanted to see this as we were going to see Monet's garden at Giverney, and knew that Clemenceau had corresponded with Monet about his plans for the garden in the dunes. And, as I had both French and European history from school I knew a...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed August 23, 2014

Interesting tour of the cottage, it had a lovely feel. I was disappointed in the garden, it seemed a little neglected (August visit). The views across the garden to the sea were wonderful, well worth a visit just for that. A peaceful spot.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Jean S
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Found this place just by chance when out for a walk. Situated right on the sea front. The house is worth a wander round with lots of explanations and pictures. Though the highlight for us was definitely the garden which was overlooking the sea, well...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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