French walking guided tour: Aix, cité du Roi René

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - Thursday 28 October 2021 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 1st of November 2021 between 10 am and 12 pm.

Discover King René whose reign changed the face of Aix. From Corpus Christi games to the Buisson Ardent altarpiece, a look back at our Good King, the time to stroll through the picturesque alleys of the historic center.

➜ Language: French

➜ Depart from the Tourist Office

➜ Walking tour

➜ Duration: around 2h

➜ 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

    Les Flâneries/Les Escapades

  • Website

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