Cimetière du Grand Saint-Jean

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Religious heritage
  • Civil cemetery
Cimetière paysager du Grand Saint Jean Route du Grand Saint Jean 13540 Aix-en-Provence
Situated 12 km from Aix-en-Provence town centre, on wooded land in a magnificent setting of Provençal forest made up of Aleppo pines, umbrella pines, evergreen oaks, pubescent oaks and junipers.
The town of Aix-en-Provence first envisaged the creation of a cemetery back in 1975. The estate of Grand Saint-Jean, bequeathed by the family of Estienne de Saint-Jean to the town, was selected as a suitable site: 45 of the 200 hectares of the estate were reserved for this purpose. A mixed cemetery was created, with traditional sections and landscaped sections, preserving as many of the existing trees as possible.

Today, with its 8 000 plots and its exceptional landscapes, the cemetery...

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Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Pets welcome

Location

Cimetière du Grand Saint-Jean
Cimetière paysager du Grand Saint Jean Route du Grand Saint Jean 13540 Aix-en-Provence

Environment

  • Town outskirts
  • In the country
Updated on 06 February 2024 at 15:24
by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence
(Offer identifier : 5538504)
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