Walking guided tour: Paul Cezanne and The Bibemus quarries
Aix-en-Provence - Historique - Monday 21 February 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 14 March 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 21 March 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 4 April 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 18 April 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 16 May 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 30 May 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Friday 3 June 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 17 June 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 1st of July 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 15 July 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 12 August 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 2 September 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Friday 16 September 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Monday 19 September 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Friday 30 September 2022 between 6 pm and 8 pm. Monday 3 October 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 17 October 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 31 October 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm. Monday 14 November 2022 between 10 am and 12 pm.
Visit the tranquil quarries where Cezanne painted 11 oil paintings and 16 watercolors. Take a historical stroll along a built-up pathway, among a geological and botanical site: discover the yellow-ochre boulders scattered in wild vegetation. The quarries has been exploited until the 18th century to build Aix-en-Provence town. Walk until the lookout point with a southern view to have a pause at Cezanne old provençal stone house where he used to store his paintings and material. Using replicas of works by Cezanne, we will locate the exact places where he painted the subjects.
Please notice that car park is limited, be sure to get there in advance.
➜ Language: English & French
➜ Depart from the Bibemus parking (near the gate)
➜ Duration: 2h
➜ Booking at the information desk or on the website of the Tourist Office.
Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence
Parking de Bibémus
3080 chemin de Bibémus
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