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Moulin de Daudet

Avenue des moulins Fontvieille, Fontvieille, Arles, France
+33 6 79 81 15 89
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Arles, Les Baux and Saint Remy de Provence from Marseille
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“short walk” (3 reviews)
“village” (5 reviews)
“spot” (3 reviews)
Avenue des moulins Fontvieille, Fontvieille, Arles, France
+33 6 79 81 15 89
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I have to admit that despite being a francophile and reasonably well read in European literature I had never heard of Daudet. Its a nice walk from the town of Fontvielles but don't expect anything exciting

Thank pauln690
Reviewed 30 June 2017

too sad is now close, i use to go there when i was young, after 10 years went back with my kids just to find out it has been close. i guess was too old and dangerous for tourist, but can still walk around the...More

1  Thank clacla m
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The mill that is supposed to have had a role in Daudet's work is situated close to the main road, so that it only requires a short walk from the spacious parking. As the path goes uphill quite steeply, I doubt that it is accessible...More

Thank Mira V
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This stone windmill is only of interest to people who enjoy the writer Daudet's work, we feel. Nothing special and it sits alone in the countryside. Not worth a detour.

Thank snhandel
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is a pleasant walk up the hill from the car park, through the typical scrub vegetation. Nice view from the top, including the windmill and other windmills visible amongst the trees. But not worth it for the windmill alone.

Thank DaiWill
Reviewed 18 June 2016

OK, this is not the windmill Daudet spent most time in, and he never lived in it - his book is largely fictional - but he did spend time in this area and loved it. Park for free in the village and walk up for...More

Thank tonyshaw14
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I had read the works of Alphonse Daudet, especially "Lettres de mon Moulin" and was really looking forward to visiting the eponymous windmill. But somehow I was disappointed. I am not sure what I expected but the surroundings were less than enthralling and the charge...More

1  Thank Laticsfan
Reviewed 23 May 2016

As windmills go, it is not especially big or attractive, so it is only important for its history and Daudet connectiontion. You can go inside for a small fee and see the internal mechanism. It is located in a grat location with beautiful views.

2  Thank melendz
Reviewed 15 October 2015

A small windmill that has been renovated on the hillside a short stroll and an even shorter car journey from the town centre. Obviously a popular site for schoolchildren to visit as there were several coachloads of them here. Large car park although no-one taking...More

1  Thank Sally F
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

It took us about 40 minutes back and forth to the museum. Walking in the forest, many peole with their dogs.... loved it!!

Thank michal t
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