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Walking guided tour: Paul Cezanne and The Bibemus quarries

Nature and relaxation, Guided tour, Historic in Aix-en-Provence

  • In the heart of Sainte-Victoire mountain, a historical visit along a landscaped route about the most famous painter.

  • 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...
    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.
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • From February 21, 2022 to November 14, 2022
  • Adult
    20 €
  • Child
    12 €
  • Family (2 adults + 2 child 7-15s) : 55 €
Schedules

Schedules

  • On February 21, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Each monday from March 14, 2022 until March 21, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On April 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On April 18, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On May 16, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On May 30, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On June 3, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On June 17, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On July 1, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On July 15, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On August 12, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On September 2, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On September 16, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On September 19, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On September 30, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • On October 3, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On October 17, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On October 31, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • On November 14, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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