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Address: 17 route de Galice | Aix-En-Provence, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
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So worthy when you see Cezanne's paintings!

A very informative tour with great potential for additional script with the possible expanding of this great story for the city of Aix. I loved to see similar sights that Cezanne... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Lisa B
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We paid €6.00 at the Tourist Office to visit the Bastide thinking that we will get to see the ' atelier ' etc before it's big renovation next year. Unfortunately you only get to see 1 room. Then they show a short film of about 10 mins. If you have read about Cezanne already you don't learn more. Thanks to... More 

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited the home of Cezzane along with our Parisian friends. The tour guide was most knowledgable, bi-lingual and answered all our questions. The tour as well as video is well done. Purchase tickets at the Tourist Center.

Thank 400shirleyl
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 July 2016

When we arrived we got told "As you've booked online you won't know that the upper floors are being refurbished so we cannot see those... And we can only see the lower main room... which is unfurnished.. and i will be giving a 1 hour lecture followed by a 15minute video followed by a tour of the gardens". Obviously we... More 

Thank FloraMaria1
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

A very informative tour with great potential for additional script with the possible expanding of this great story for the city of Aix. I loved to see similar sights that Cezanne had in portraying his landscapes.

Thank Lisa B
Dalkey, Ireland
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of a pilgrimage to Cezanne's places and this is the house where he lived and even painted frescoes I all the living room walks. They must have been amazing. Alas, they are all gone! There is not a single painting in the house. The frescoes were sold to private collections by the new owner off the house... More 

Thank clauschr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The family home of Cezanne's banker father. The stories of Cezanne's life say he fell out with his father once C tried and failed to become a banker and it is always assumed that they didn't get on but if you stand in front of the building and look up to the left you will see that Cezanne's father actually... More 

Thank Chasingclouds
minneapolis USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Lovely evocative tour in English. Hard to get tickets and parking in very dodgy run down area but worth it if you love Cezanne. Not much there but our guide made it interesting and worthwhile. Shows the encroaching of the city on what used to be countryside. About to do more work so do not go in 2016.

Thank anniehall1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a guided tour so be sure to book in advance at the Tourist Information Office. The guide takes you into what once was the family home of Paul Cézanne and you get a good look at one of the main rooms which was Cézanne's studio as well as exploring the surrounding gardens. The enthusiasm of the guide is... More 

Thank Alicearmy
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,283 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Along with, chocolates, Musee granet, the many shops and galleries, as well as, the markets in the centre of town, Aix also offers the visitor the unique experience of immersing themselves in the life and work of Paul Cezanne. There are three sites within easy reach and with public transport making this an easy exercise. There is his family home... More 

Thank Eli B
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

The main salon where the docent gives her commentary is large and has poor acoustics. Coupled with a difficult accent and rapid delivery made this presentation very hard to understand. The docent really knew her stuff and was interesting but it was so, so hard to understand and hear. It would have been far better to just receive a paper... More 

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