Libertines et Courtesans

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - From 02/07 to 29/10, every Friday between 10 am and 12 pm except on 15/10.

Libertines and Courtesans is a walking tour of the city with street story-teller Jean-Pierre Cassely. A sulphurous and humorous visit related to famous figures to learn all about the little known part of Aix.

➜ Language: French​

➜ Departure from the Tourist Office

➜ Walking tour

➜ Duration: around 2h

​➜ Pets are forbidden

Booking at the information desk or on the website of the Tourist Office.

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Au départ de l'Office de Tourisme
    300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi
    BP 40106

    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office

  • Website

Where to stay

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Verdi

Aix-en-Provence

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Aix-en-Provence

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Hotel

Villa Gallici

Aix-en-Provence

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Things to do

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Souvenirs shopping

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Aix-en-Provence

General store whith a selection of decoration and furniture, clothes or accessories for children.

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Souvenirs shopping

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Aix-en-Provence

Leather good shop.

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Aix-en-Provence

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Aix-en-Provence

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Souvenirs shopping

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Souvenirs shopping

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Aix-en-Provence

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Restaurants à emporter

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