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Pavillon de Vendome

13 rue de la Molle, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 91 88 75
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Ceramics at the Vendome

The Pavillon de Vendome is a fine building from the outside, but inside it would be a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan C
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Wonderful Restaurant

Although my partner and I have been to Aix many times, we only just discovered Pavillon de Vendome... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kevin C
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San Francisco, California, United States
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13 rue de la Molle, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pavillon de Vendome is a fine building from the outside, but inside it would be a bit disappointing were it not for the temporary Atelier Buffile exhibition of fabulous ceramics dating back over 70 years; plates, vases, jugs in quirky designs and vivid colours...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although my partner and I have been to Aix many times, we only just discovered Pavillon de Vendome. According to Wikipedia, the house was "commissioned by Louis, Duke of Vendôme (1612-1669) as a place where he could take his lover, Lucrèce de Forbin Solliès." It...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I like this place. It is a discovery! The gardens are beautiful, the architecture is amazing, turning the perfect scenery for shows!

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A beautiful 17th century house set in a lovely garden built by Louis de Mercoeur, Duc de Vendome, as a hideaway to carry on a love affair with Lucrece de-Forbin Sollies. Lucky girl - certainly an extravagant place for a bit of nooky! Beautifully proportioned...More

2  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 28 May 2017

When I was staying in Aix-en-Provence, we were right down the street from the Pavillon de Vendome. We would often go there to sit and watch the French school children eating their lunches--all of. us enjoying the beauty of this pavillion.

2  Thank Dayla S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The gardens were lovely and the house was pretty to look at from the outside. With extra time on our day trip to Aix, it was a good way to spend an hour. We didn't go inside and based on other reviews, I don't think...More

1  Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I visited here on a beautiful sunny day in March. It is very close to the centre of Aix but tucked away so not immediately obvious - definitely within walking distance. The gardens are beautifully maintained and the whole ambience is very relaxing. It seems...More

1  Thank samantha222187147
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The gardens are spectacular and the mansion itself is extraordinarily interesting and well worth a special visit

1  Thank Jon D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I was all excited to see this beautiful house filled with its furniture and furnishings, as if the owners left a moment ago. Not. Even though it is described as containing furniture and such, it has a couple (two) dressers standing in bare rooms. They...More

4  Thank SampleASample
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of this park so close to town yet hidden away.... the story that goes along with the mansion/sculptured gardens is equally fascinating!! you can still see the area where the carriage pulled into the main level of the...More

2  Thank raynor5fam
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