Dedicated to author and songwriter George Brassens, Espace Georges Brassens attracts tens of thousands of students, journalists, researchers, and tourists each year. Brassens was an award-winning poet and musician who inspired listeners for decades. He recorded 14 albums and published over 100 poems in his lifetime, and earned the Grand Prize for Poetry of the French Academy in 1967. At this museum, you will see Brassen's boat, as well as many other personal items and scholarly displays. Plan to visit Espace Georges Brassens and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sete attractions using our Sete journey builder tool.
Espace Georges Brassens reviews
The title is because I walked to the museum: the topography of Sète is as weird as hell. It's on a spit of land which closes off the Etang de Thau, but there is also a little mountain a few hundred... more »
Do not hesitate one second to go - great for music, story, the quality of presentation and the friendly professional staff - A faire "un must" pour la qualité de la prestation, la musique, l'histoire.... more »
My wife is a fan of many years who was delighted to find a Museum of George's on our visit to Sete. Although I don't speak French there's a English audio guides but none of the exhibits have translations. Even so I enjoyed the whole presentation with an In Concert which was very good, my wife translated the gist of the individual songs.
The expo is very nice, but it is purely dedicated to George Brassens, so you'd have to be a fan to really like it.
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