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La Maison des Tetes

57 Grande rue, 26000 Valence, France
+33 4 75 79 20 86
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Just a heads up!

You'd be crazy not to walk past this building. Just remember to look up and take your time. There... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
Simon F
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Saint-Genis-Pouilly, France
Cute building, open to visit

A very well preserved property with a beautiful and interesting facade. In the centre of Valence... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
TheContinentalCouple
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
29 Feb 2016
“Just a heads up!”
18 Jan 2016
“Cute building, open to visit”
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57 Grande rue, 26000 Valence, France
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+33 4 75 79 20 86
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

You'd be crazy not to walk past this building. Just remember to look up and take your time. There are loads of heads. The more you stare, the more you see. How many faces will you recognise?

1  Thank Simon F
Reviewed 18 January 2016

A very well preserved property with a beautiful and interesting facade. In the centre of Valence, hard to miss!

Thank TheContinentalCouple
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Amazing old house with lots of carvings of different types of heads (Roman emperors , church leaders, cherubs, winds etc.) everywhere

Thank SonodiLondra
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Valence is home to some really interesting pieces of history, including its maison des tetes. The house is free to look round, but check opening times before you go. You'll see an excellent example of 16th century architecture, depicting gothic-like gargoyles and saints. It does...More

4  Thank Alliie
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Very lovely house. A must see. It is historic house of city. The court inside is free when the doors is open.

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 7 October 2013

A place of history, the medieval house where Napoleon stayed.(commemorative plaque outside, Square Napoleon) Unique decor on outside wall right in the heart of old Valence famous for these sculptures of portraits (les tetes).

2  Thank Daniel_alloallo
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Nice place to visit in Valence, I love the architecture and the history of this place. You have to see the visiting program because It;s closed many days as it;s a custom in the south of France!

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