Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole, Saint-Remy-de-Provence

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Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole holds a collection of paintings that Vincent Van Gogh completed while a patient at the Saint-Paul Asylum in Saint-Rémy from May 1889 through May 1890. The cultural center includes a gallery, the field Van Gogh could see from his window, a nature trail, and a gift shop. Add Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole and other attractions to your Saint-Remy-de-Provence trip itinerary using our Saint-Remy-de-Provence journey builder.
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  • This beautiful old building was established as a monastery in the 11th century and later became the hospital where Van Gogh spent a year of his life and painted some of his best known works. It is...  more »
  • Even if you are not an art fan, it is good to know a bit about one of the greatest painters Vincent van Gogh. We wanted to compare real live sceneries with thz famous canvas by Van Gogh, quite...  more »
  • I used to think Van Gogh's use of colors were super exaggerated and interpreted, but after visiting here and seeing through some of the windows down to the gardens, my thoughts changed as the colors of nature here are very much as vibrant as his paints...even on a rainy day. Especially when the curator juxtaposed the prints of some of his works with their actual views respectively, the relationship is uncanny. Entrance was 7€ for Adults. Also, FREE PARKING !
  • Interesting hospital of Vincent Van Gogh
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