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Le Circuit des Fontaines

Pernes les Fontaines, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
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Fountains of all variety

Dont expect huge ones. They are more dainty, small stone troughs, gargoyles,statues, allsorts. A... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2014
Leslovesfood
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Good excuse

Get the free fountain map from the tourist office. Even if you are not amazingly interested in... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2014
MosLyn
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Perth, Australia
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  • Very good55%
  • Average17%
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6 Jul 2017
“Lovely town”
9 Sep 2016
“Fun walk”
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Pernes les Fontaines, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Dont expect huge ones. They are more dainty, small stone troughs, gargoyles,statues, allsorts. A most enjoyable morning walk and a pleasant village to look round with plenty of opportunities for coffee.

Thank Leslovesfood
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Get the free fountain map from the tourist office. Even if you are not amazingly interested in fountains, this is a good excuse to pass an hour or two poking around the alleys of what is an attractive town centre. Make sure you climb the...More

1  Thank MosLyn
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We visited this village hoping to discover fountains at every turn, cobbled streets and pretty court yards. Unfortunately we found Tarmac and some rather woeful fountains that we gave up....... Absolutely would not recommend a visit

1  Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We live in Pernes and have not done the fountain walk yet, as we were saving it for a special friend to do with us. It is super cool! We made it a family photo challenge and were amazed at the different shots everyone got....More

Thank Arumlillies
Reviewed 19 August 2013

It was a great way to discover hidden parts of the town and get some exercise at the same time. Although we did not find all 40 fountains...

1  Thank Wombat2013
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We loved the house we rented and we liked watching the locals play Boule. The nice stream that runs through the area and the Saturday morning market are wonderful. We even visited the cemetery and it was really interesting , when we came out about...More

Thank Artsonthelake
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This is a lovely medieval fortified town , with the remaining fortifications include defensive walls,and 'portes' from1500s The Tour Ferrande is a13th donjon tower with frescos,the old castle of the Counts of Toulouse with a 1484 clock and campanile. There are a fair number of...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We picked up a fountain map from the tourist office and headed into the town to explore and hunt for the 40 fountains. It took us a little while to find the first one but once we got started we had a great time trying...More

Thank AussieElla
Reviewed 21 June 2013

The village has a trail to follow to look for its many fountains (over 35). Get a (free) map from one of the local shops or eateries and then follow the suggested routes on foot through narrow streets and along a small river. That is...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

Pernes is a small town just south of Carpentras. It's claim to fame is 40 fountains ranging from very grand to very modest. We spent a very interesting morning searching for the location of the fountains. There is a map showing the fountains which you...More

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