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Address: 13 rue de la Molle, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Nice for a quick stroll

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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caitlin B
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Redondo Beach, California
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25 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 we missed much. The history was somewhat interesting, but probably could have done with a... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 to be a popular spot for both young and old alike - there is a... More 

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toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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New York City, New York
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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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 did have four restored periods paintings, badly displayed, that were notable for their ugliness. The... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 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 house even after being filled in.... A great place to enjoy some solitude right outside... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The weather was great when we got there, so we could enjoy sitting on the bench in the garden. It's well maintained, gives amazing French feeling, like a mini Versailles. There is another garden besides it, it's smaller but also very romantic. We went inside the building, but it was renovated so only the ground floor could be visited. It... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

this was nice to see, but we were not able to go in because it was closed. The park was calm with a few people enjoying it

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

When I came here, the building was closed. Only the gardens were open to public. Their gardens are nice and you can find many local couples here having their lunches or folks just sitting around to enjoy the garden .

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had a conference reception in the garden. The garden is very very beautiful. The head of arts and culture or something gave a speech and told (gossiped) the whole story about previous owners of this place. The only part I remember: originally it was built for a mistress, and then the mistress got her husband to live together in this... More 

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