French hiking guided tour : Cezanne et Zola

Aix-en-Provence - Sports pédestres - From 05/05 to 31/05/2021, every Wednesday and Saturday. From 02/06 to 15/09/2021, every Wednesday and Saturday between 9 am and 1 pm. From 18/09 to 30/10/2021, every Wednesday and Saturday. From 02/11 to 29/12/2021, every Wednesday and Saturday except on December 25th. Subject to favorable weather. Postponed in case of bad weather.

Closed for:Postponed in case of bad weather

Follow in the steps of Paul Cezanne & Emile Zola on the picturesque paths once taken by the two friends. From the Infernet gorges to the charming village of Tholonet, via the Bibemus quarries, a hiking far from the beaten track, which will give you a unique experience.

⚠ Mask required in the bus ⚠

Language : French

Depart from tourist office with your guide.

Hiking tour 2h30, from 9 years old, medium level.

Don't forget your training shoes, bring some water.

Total duration : around 4h (with public tranport, not included)

Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Office de Tourisme d'Aix-en-Provence
    300 Avenue Giuseppe Verdi
    Les Allées

    13605 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Booking and information centre - Aix-en-Provence

  • Website

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