One of the most magnetic ornamental structures in Aix-en-Provence, Pavillion de Vendome was built on the orders of the Duke of Vendome- Louis Mercoeur to house his love affair with Lucretia de Forbin Sollies.
The building is surrounded with a beautiful French garden and the main facades are decorated with classical Baroque atlantes, sculpted fruit garlands and a mask that is said the feature the Lucretia de Forbin Solliès fondly known as Belle du Canet.
There are also numerous portraits belonging to the 17th and 18th century and Provencal furniture housed in the structure. The structure now stands as an art gallery and there are modern and contemporary art exhibitions time to time.
Pavillon De Vendome Travel Tips
- Garden accessible to the public all year.
- Guided tours of exhibitions by appointment.
- Disable accessed.
Entrance Ticket Details For Pavillon De Vendome
- Free for youth up to 25 years, students, long-term unemployed.
- The ticket price includes the entry to pavilion.
How to Reach Pavillon De Vendome
- Tourist Bus
- On Foot
- La Julietta
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32.99% of people who visit Aix-en-provence include Pavillon De Vendome in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
55.32% of people start their Pavillon De Vendome visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Pavillon De Vendome
73.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pavillon De Vendome