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Albert Camus Grave, Lourmarin

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You can visit the Albert Camus Grave to pay your respects to him because he gave a new bearing to humanism. Albert Camus who died in 1960 in an automobile accident was a French Algeria-born, French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His philosophy used to be known as absurdism. Throughout his life, he opposed the philosophy of nihilism and was delving deeply into individual freedom. Camus got the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 for his writings against capital punishment in the essay "Réflexions sur la Guillotine". Take a look at our Lourmarin family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Albert Camus Grave and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lourmarin is located northeast of Aix-en-Provence and has a special provencian location: the old stone houses, the narrow streets with many boutiques, galleries and fine restaurants, the old Castle, the "pigeon Tower" from the 17.Jahrhundert (built in a beautiful guest house with all comforts), the historical Protestant Church and finally the tomb of Albert Camus. The Tomb may be modest and radiates something of the "ESPRIT Méditerrain", worn by the Camus ´ factory is. The air is fresh here as in the plane to AIX, forested mountains are close and invite to (bike) tours, are everywhere to visit colourful markets and food excellent. Maybe lack of opportunities for swimming, but thanks to the Mistral, it is often too cool in the early and late summer to swim anyway. In July and August, it's very hot very full and.
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  • It is not so much the grave itself, covered little by little by invasive plants, but the memory of this great writer just greet each time; It has become a "must"!
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  • Apart from visiting the humble but fitting resting place of Albert Camus this is a very picturesque country graveyard full of history and personality. A brief sad but proud insight into the lives lead...  more »