Musee-Bibliotheque Petrarque, Fontaine de Vaucluse

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  • August 15, 2017
    This place located in a beautiful setting will appeal to lovers of poetry or lovers of Petrarch.
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  • May 28, 2017
    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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  • April 17, 2017
    The Museum is well cared for and offers also a temporary exhibition. Interesting sixteenth-century editions, engravings and paintings of Laura and Petrarch. A must for lovers of literature and of the great poet who in Vaucluse attempted to find some peace in otium intellectual. The audio guide is included in the modest entry price. Only minus the little merchandising.
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  • September 1, 2016
    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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  • March 16, 2017
    Place very interesting
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  • September 30, 2016
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  • November 25, 2016
    It is often closed
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