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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The walk is about one and a quarter kilometres long and by strategically placing explanations and picture that Van Gogh painted, the walk is entertaining and shortened by this build up about Van Gogh. It is an easy walk although the last part is not...More

6  Thank Sam D
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

The links between Van Gogh and the various signposts seem a little tenuous, and not all that relevant. If you are tired of sitting in town-centre cafés, drinking and people-watching, you may - like us try this walking tour. It's ok as a diversion -...More

3  Thank FuriousGeorge27
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a big Van Gogh fan and I was very happy to see exactly where he painted several of his masterpieces, right on this property of the asylum. It is also across the street from the roman ruins, too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank l1222
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

1  Thank CarleenTal
Reviewed 27 September 2018

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

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

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’.

1  Thank Go2paint
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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

1  Thank ErnieNYC7
Reviewed 19 August 2018

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

2  Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

1  Thank judyazoff
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

An opportunity to see, feel and experience the environment that inspired Vincent Van Gogh to paint such evocative, unique and compelling works. The walk begins in town, works along street and field scenes, and ends in the hospital where he spent his last years and...More

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Response from chrismI3414EK | Reviewed this property |
No cafe on site. A good gift shop. Short walk back into town for cafes and restaurants.
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