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Magnelli Museum, Earthenware Museum
Place de la Libération, 06220 Vallauris Driving directions
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Jul-Aug: 10am-12.45pm, 2.15pm-6.15pm; rest of year: daily except Tue 10am-12.15pm, 2pm-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 and 11 Nov, 25 Dec

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With its four round, pepper-pot towers, Vallauris castle, rebuilt in the 16C, is one of the few examples of Renaissance architecture in Provence. The castle, once owned by the monks of the Lérins islands (the 12C chapel, which can still be seen, now houses the Musée National "La Guerre et la Paix"), is the setting of the Musée Magnelli and the Musée de la Céramique.

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    868 m - 1193 chemin de Saint-Bernard, 06220 Vallauris
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