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A 1km walk connecting the center of Saint Remy de Provence and Saint Paul de Mausole where Vincent van Gogh lived the last years of his life, decorated with panels depicting paintings by the artist all along the way. Panels are not at the place...more
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| Avenue Vincent van Gogh, 13210 Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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This was a real surprise. starting in the centre of the town, you follow the numbered trail with pictures of Vincent Van Gogh's paintings and finishing up at the hospital, where he stayed.
This is a great experience for Van Gogh super-fans. It is easy to follow, the setting is pastoral, crowds low in the fall, easy to manuever, free parking close in. We rented a audio tour, it is maybe worth it, 3 Euros. It's pretty sobering...More
The walk, which ends at the hospital where Van Gogh stayed and a reproduction of the room he was in was very emotional and interesting. Reproductions of the work he did and where on the grounds he did them were everywhere. I found this much...More
This is an unmissable experience for all van Gogh lovers.
We started our trail in Arles then came to St Remy & St Paul de Mausole for a day to complete the pilgrimage!
The highlight is the St Pauls Asylum with the Gardens and rooms...More
The walk from downtown was interesting but a bit uninspiring because all of the sites were obliterated by modern times. However once you get to the asylum Vincent spent a year in, it all becomes amazing.
Words fail, when witnessing where and how Vincent lived...More
The hospital is the focal point here, the walk less informative as many plaques show paintings Van Gogh didn’t actually paint on the spot. But some lovely olive groves which give the vibe and set the scene, and are easily recognised as Van Gogh ’country’.
We didn't plan on going this walk, but we decided to explore our home base when we learned the bull festival was going on and didn't want to worry about parking our car later. We're so glad we did. I read reviews of people complaining...More
When researching St Remy de Provence, ( were we stayed for 6 days) I found out this sanitarium was near and that this is were Van Gogh spent a year of his short life, so I put this on our itinerary.
The day we drove...More
The setting is the former hospital where Van Gogh spent his final days and did a tremendous amount of painting. You get to see his small room as well and get an idea of what his life was like. Throughout the walk are posters of...More