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Terrain des Peintres (Painters Park)

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A painting comes alive

it's worth the walk uphill , it completes the visit to Paul Cézanne's atelier. Copies of his... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Even prettier in person

This terrace/park is a little further up the road from the Atelier Cezanne, but the timeless view... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Following the sketch map on the leaflet given to us at the atelier, we drove in the rain to look for the parking spot. The area is now covered in very desirable villas and there is no marked parking and nothing to point the way...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LaNyonsaise
Reviewed October 19, 2018

it's worth the walk uphill , it completes the visit to Paul Cézanne's atelier. Copies of his paintings on the mountain St Victoire are placed in the park facing the real mountain. Access by bus too.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

On advice from the Aix Tourist Office we caught a bus out to this pretty little garden. Unfortunately the Montagne Ste Victoire was hazy in the morning sun, but we still enjoyed our brief visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wendy h
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This terrace/park is a little further up the road from the Atelier Cezanne, but the timeless view from up there is worth making the detour from downtown Aix. All along the edges of the upper terrace are fixed signs that display the Mont Saint-Victoire series...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Very nice Mountain View where you see what Cezzane saw once. Nice area to walk around in. Limited parking possibilities. You park down the hill and climb up. Small place and can be visited for maximum 30 min

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

There's no parking right at it, but don't miss this little park! Follow the arrow on the wall that says Cezanne into the park. There's a great view of Mount Saint Victoire from the base of the park, but the park itself is picturesque and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

I found this small park to be a lovely spot to look at the view that inspired Cezanne to paint dozens of works focused on Montagne Sainte Victoire. Here, the 3,317-feet-high limestone peak forms a dramatic backdrop to nearby pine trees and the countryside beyond....More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Rumples
Reviewed October 31, 2017

I returned here after 3 years with friends. It's best to view after 9:30 am to see Mt. Ste. Victoire. The signs have been replaced and provide info about Cezannes view of the mountain. It's a small hike up here from town, but we stopped...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Lynne M
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Not so hard to find. There are steps one way or wander in a neighbor and find off Margurite Parkway.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

It is a stunning view onto the North face of Ste Victoire mountain. The area is surrounded by villas and roads but it has kept its charm and offers benches and boards with explanations. The walk to reach this spot is totally dull and goes...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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April 18, 2018|
Response from Michel G |
Sorry for you... no vast lavender field around Aix. You need to drive at least 40/50 km for that : up to the north flank of the Luberon (Apt-Forcalquier) or between Manosque and the Verdon river (Valensole plateau). You’ll... More
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