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Tumba de Antonio Machado en el cementerio de Collioure

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visible homage to a great poet

We didn't realize that Machado had died in Collioure but were keen to visit his grave when we found... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Chris L
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Albinyana, Spain
unique monument

Antonio Machado was a much-revered Spanish poet. With thousands of others he fled Franco's Spain... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Artistcg
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Perpignan, France
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Jul 29, 2018
“visible homage to a great poet”
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

We didn't realize that Machado had died in Collioure but were keen to visit his grave when we found out that he was buried in the local cemetery. Easy to spot as it is very visible. The cemetery is also interesting for some of the...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

One of my favorite poets. I had to pay my respects. Very easy to find. Not far from the center down a delightful side street

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

Antonio Machado was a much-revered Spanish poet. With thousands of others he fled Franco's Spain only to become ill and die a few weeks after arriving in Collioure. On his grave there is a postbox where tributes are left by the many who make a...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

A Geocache points you in the right direction too! Please learn a little about the struggles of this area. This grave will explain a lot.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I threshing to visit this secluded cemetery, just off the main road down I to the heart of pretty Collioure. Many other huge mausoleums to view if you have the time

Thank TrishH969
Reviewed February 15, 2016

In the small town cemetery of Collioure there is one tomb which always has a lot of flowers and decoration - that of Antonio Machado. This great poet lived in exile in Collioure during the Civil War and died here. Visiting his tomb is a...More

1  Thank MAMcAlinden
Reviewed August 12, 2015

It is a quick visit, but still the most fascinating one in the beautiful village of Collioure. It's very interesting to know about Machado's life, and what he still stands for, and of course reading his poems. Going to that old graveyard is one of...More

1  Thank Lee_Dominguez
Reviewed June 1, 2015

I knew nothing of this Poet, but obviously I am one of the few. The grave is beautiful because what visitors have added to the tomb. Peaceful and beautiful. There is also a touching square of Military graves for those form the area who have...More

Thank RobbyfromIreland
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Antonio Machado is a favorite poet of mine so to visit his memorial was a great way to say thank you for his art. It was gratifying to run into a school group visiting the site. The walk was nice and the visit is short...More

2  Thank UliPa_Usa
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