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La bastide du Jas de Bouffan

17 route de Galice | Aix-En-Provence, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 16 11 61
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Nice but..

We paid €6.00 at the Tourist Office to visit the Bastide thinking that we will get to see the... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Damien P
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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Cezzane family home

We visited the home of Cezzane along with our Parisian friends. The tour guide was most... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
400shirleyl
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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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17 route de Galice | Aix-En-Provence, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank Damien P
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
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...More

Thank FloraMaria1
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
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...More

Thank clauschr
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...More

Thank Chasingclouds
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...More

Thank anniehall1
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...More

Thank Alicearmy
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...More

Thank Eli B
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...More

Thank MargaretEllen1950
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lucyclee
26 July 2016|
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Response from Coline M |
Bonjour. La bastide est accessible en voiture mais il est difficile de s'y garer. Du centre d'Aix, on peut s'y rendre en bus (bus n°8, 10min environ). L'office du tourisme fournit de bons renseignements.
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