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Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and Cassis Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel away from the coast with your private guide to the handsome little town of Aix-en-Provence. Glowing with artistic elegance at every turn Aix is a delight to explore with its ornate architecture and some of the grandest streets in Provence. See 17th- and 18-century private mansions on a stroll along Cours Mirabeau boulevard and then explore the tangle of narrow streets in Vieil Aix (Old Town) – flanked with craft shops and independent boutiques.The famous French painter Paul Cézanne was born in Aix and you can now visit the place where he once worked. Entry to the Cézanne Studio is at your own expense but once inside you can walk in the artist’s footsteps and see countless artifacts that once inspired him. Alternatively opt to continue exploring Aix independently.After a break for lunch in town (own expense)
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Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and Cassis Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel away from the coast with your private guide to the handsome little town of Aix-en-Provence. Glowing with artistic elegance at every turn Aix is a delight to explore with its ornate architecture and some of the grandest streets in Provence. See 17th- and 18-century private mansions on a stroll along Cours Mirabeau boulevard and then explore the tangle of narrow streets in Vieil Aix (Old Town) – flanked with craft shops and independent boutiques.The famous French painter Paul Cézanne was born in Aix and you can now visit the place where he once worked. Entry to the Cézanne Studio is at your own expense but once inside you can walk in the artist’s footsteps and see countless artifacts that once inspired him. Alternatively opt to continue exploring Aix independently.After a break for lunch in town (own expense)
From EUR70.00
 
Private Tour: Marseille City Sightseeing and Aix-en-Provence Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel inland with your private guide to Aix-en-Provence. A well-heeled Provencal town Aix is known for its handsome streets lined with grand 17th- and 18-century houses. See the best examples of its opulent architecture on a stroll along the Cours Mirabeau -- a boulevard where private mansions sit in the shade of leafy trees and tinkling and admire its boutiques craft shops and squares all dotted about the myriad of tiny streets.Famous as the birthplace of French painter Paul Cézanne Aix is firmly on the map for art lovers from around the world. See how Cézanne stamped his mark on the city by visiting his studios where he once worked
From EUR61.00

More Sports & Outdoors in Vauvenargues

The only path in the summer

As I warned in my tips, the whole area is locked up in the summer because of potential, dangerous, forest fires. The police, and fire fighters are present and you can get a fine if you are found...
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Jan 01, 2004

All the way to the top (medium/easy)

Another hike that can be done from the "Bimont" dam is the one that goes to the top of the Ste Victoire mountain ( about 1000 m high ). It will take you about 1hour and 15 minutes to get to the top...
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Jan 01, 2004

Hiking among the pinetrees (easy)

From the Bimont dam, on the road to Vauvenargues, you can start hiking alongside the Ste Victoire Mountain but also reach an older Dam, called the "Zola dam", after the name of the French writer's...
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skydivefred
Dec 31, 2003

Hiking the whole crest (long but not hard)

This walk follows the GR9 path and allows to walk the whole length of the mountain.4 hour walk up to Puyloubier
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Jan 01, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Vauvenargues

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Hôtel de Ville

The greater part of the west side of the Place de l'Hotel de Ville is occupied by a building of the same name. Much of the south side of the Place is occupied by the post office, which earlier was the...
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Cours Mirabeau

At its west end the Cours Mirabeau reaches the Fountain of the King Rene and his statue where he is holding his famous grapes. From here the Cours runs east past the Fountain of the Nine Canons and at...
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Cézanne

The Institut d'Etudes Françaises pour Etudiants Etrangers, part of the Universite de Paul Cezanne, is just one of the schools in Aix where you can study French. It is where I attended for two...
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Cathédrale Saint Sauveur

The cloister of the church of St. Sauveur is one hindred years older than the church. It is Romanesque and was built between 1180 and the early years of the 13C at the same time as the cloister at...
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La Foire aux Santons

Whenever you visit AIX during November-December you will see numerous stands in the streets that sell SANTONS. They work all year to sculp and create the most wonderful figurines for your Christmas...
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Palais de Longchamp

Wow! If you have a chance, come here and have a look at the elaborate fountains. The funny thing here, is the Palais Longchamp, IS NOT A PALACE! It is an elaborate monument showcasing the importance...
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"PICASSO used to live and is burried there!"
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"VAUVENARGUES"
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