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Charming park, dull interior

The park outside of the Pavillon de Vendome is very charming and a wonderful place to relax and... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2012
Zack B
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Walk from Aix center to a Pavillon made for Love

The Pavillon de Vendôme built by the Duke of Vendôme who was the grandson of Henri IV. The story... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2011
MyReply
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

I always head for this little oasis of calm when I visit Aix-en-Provence. On the first occasion it was possible to enter the building but on my most recent visit it was closed. The garden, however, was at its very best and it was a...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2012

The Pavillon de Vendome is a paradise in this hot Provence city. The garden is small but you can enter it without buying a ticket. Visiting the building costs € 4 but I can recommend it. You can feel the spirit of the last owner...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

I have not been in the house/museum yet, but the gardens are STUNNING, and it's a great place to walk around, or sit on a bench and read.

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Reviewed March 22, 2012

The park outside of the Pavillon de Vendome is very charming and a wonderful place to relax and observe both locals and tourists, perhaps the nicest park in Aix. You can enter the Pavillon for a view of 19th century villa with period accoutrements. There...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2012

Perhaps less dramatic than the guides suggest, but attractive, and set in a nice peaceful garden, not far from the town centre.

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Reviewed December 4, 2011

The Pavillon de Vendôme built by the Duke of Vendôme who was the grandson of Henri IV. The story behind this country “folly,” built in 1665, is based on his love story. Apparently, the widow Duke fell passionately in love with the widow Lucrèce de...More

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