Musee-Bibliotheque Petrarque, Fontaine de Vaucluse

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  • The Museum is located in an old beautiful house where once lived the great Italian poet. The collection covers ancient editions of the work of Petrarch and his followers, as well as drawings and prints Laura, beloved poet. Very memorable place.
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  • This place located in a beautiful setting will appeal to lovers of poetry or lovers of Petrarch.
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  • If you come to fountain of Vaucluse, do not stroll along the Sorgue but do not miss to visit the Museum-Library Francis Petrarch. One of the pioneers of humanism and father of the Italian language with Dante and Boccaccio. The poet, who had a passionate love for the beautiful Laure de Noves, hanitait here. Beyond a remarkable library, we can find any iconography related to Petrarch and the first books printed in his works, subsequent to his death. A remarkable cultural place. Do not miss also the lovely garden of the House along the Sorgue. We understand why the poet loved the site (in addition to his love for Laura)
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  • Date: 23/08/2016 place to visit: Musée-Bibliothèque Pétrarque curious Museum which actually was the home of the poet Pétrarque. They are currently exposed 1624 coins of bronze, silver and gold, from the Gallo-Roman period. The House is surrounded by a beautiful garden with access to the waters of the river.
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