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Musee Paul Valery, Sete

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Musee Paul Valery, which overlooks the sea and the Mediterranean Cemetery, displays this 4,000 works, including more than 700 paintings and more than 1,000 drawings. A variety of styles and periods are represented. The museum hosts a range of events, including lectures, poetry, music, and theater. The onsite cafeteria features sweeping views of the sea. Use our Sete tour itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Musee Paul Valery and other attractions in Sete.
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  • A great way to spend an afternoon. This museum has a really good permanent collection, with really good exhibitions running alongside (we saw Albert Marquet which was fantastic). The cafe serves...  more »
  • We sat in the cafe beside the museum first, and enjoyed lovely local cheese & wine. Then enjoyed the serene garden in the shade for a while before we set out to the museum. We entered last 45min or...  more »
  • Fabulous location above town centre with interesting collection featuring regional artists of different periods. Current show pairs paintings with poems written about them.
  • The building itself is nice but admission price (€9.70) seems much too high compared to the interest of the art on display. However, the cafe has a nice atmosphere.

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