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Interesting quarries, nice walk in the beautiful nature and the little house where Cezanne used to... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Well worth doing if you like Cezanne

I was pleased to go on this guided tour which at 7 euros was well worth doing. We bought tickets at... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3090 Chemin de Bibemus, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Even if you are not an art fan this is a unique experience. Music and art are beautifully combined to give you an extraordinarily experience. The place is cool, which is nice after a hot day in Le Baux de Provence. not to be missed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IsraelMichal
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

After two weeks in cities it was a pleasure to have a walk in the country side. Just a little confusing after getting out at the terminus for the No 6 bus but you just keep waiting at the same bus stop and the guide...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Booked a tour of the quarry through the Visitor centre. Well worth the €7 that included a shuttle from the carpark and a guide. We met the stonemason who was the caretaker of the area and he showed us his work and tools. The tour...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This site can be visited by guided tour only, arranged through Aix Tourist Office. Very worthwhile - with an excellent guide. Definitely recommended

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Interesting quarries, nice walk in the beautiful nature and the little house where Cezanne used to go for painting most of his famous paintings. Need to show there on time as it's only guided tours.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

What a great opportunity to get out of the city, into the countryside, and see what inspired Cézanne. The tour was excellent. The guide was very knowledgeable. The landscape was fantastic!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Cezanne would come up the quarries to paint and even lived in the quarries at one point. The quarries is now a park which you can visit. We went in September 2015 and at the time tours were only offered in French but the Aix...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank shwang17
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Admittedly, our initial expectations of this tour were fairly low: who wants to trek around an old quarry in the heat of August? But we were intent on living the whole Cezanne experience so we booked tickets at the tourist office in the centre of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I was pleased to go on this guided tour which at 7 euros was well worth doing. We bought tickets at the Aix en Provence tourist office as recommended in a brochure. Mindful of the fact that the maximum number of people allowed was 20...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank CheshireIanP
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This visit follows the pathways and actual scenes of many of Cézanne's paintings. You will immediately recognise the famous yellow ochre stone colours, the greens and the blues. For a tour, you need to reserve your place at the Tourist Office, then take a no.6...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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