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Terrain des Peintres (Painters Park)

Aix-en-Provence, France
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The placards have been replaced and offer more info

I returned here after 3 years with friends. It's best to view after 9:30 am to see Mt. Ste... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Lynne M
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Dallas, Texas, United States
See what Cèzanne saw....

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

Reviewed 28 October 2017
MegamomSeattle
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Seattle
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Reviewed 31 October 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

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

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

Thank MegamomSeattle
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Reviewed 13 October 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

Thank Nathalie C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Personally, I enjoyed this park more than seeing Cezanne's atelier. The view of Mount Sainte-Victoire is powerful, especially since it's such an iconic subject of his. And I think of Cezanne more as plein air than studio painter. When we visited (October), we had the...More

Thank TravelForFun58
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is probably the best place that we visited on this trip to Provence. If you are an art lover......particularly of Cezanne then you MUST go here. It is truly beautiful.

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

If you are going to see Cezanne's studio, hike another kilometer up the road to the spot where he painted mount Sainte-Victoire 87 times. Great view from the park and they also have copies of about 8 of the paintings on display. Nothing really to...More

Thank ImeldaMario
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Was excited to see this park based on the reviews. We were disappointed to arrive to find that the park was not kept up well. Weeds marred the parts, no flowers, and plastic piping visible in places. There are placards of some of Cezanne's paintings...More

1  Thank Susan K
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We walked to and from this view from town which was easy and well signposted. A great view and important for the comprehensive Cezanne experience. The only jarring item - a continues (smoke bush) which would not have been in the original paintings

Thank Madalyn H
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Honestly - I don't know why they don't advertise this place at the tourist information! I thought it is really magical, despite the fact that I am not the biggest admirer of Cezanne's work. It's some 20 Minutes walk from the downtown, it goes uphill...More

Thank Mirdza
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice point of view for moutain and bank and nice grass and nice walk Near Goclands.com Youth Hostel Near Entremont oppidum and Atelier Cezanne "Painter workshop" I recommend for short stay Slopes but nice view Bus 7 10 or 11 to get down very near

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