Aix en Provence Tourist Office
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JOURNEES DU PATRIMOINE - THE BIBEMUS QUARRIES - French guided visit

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  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
  • Les Carrières de Bibémus
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FRENCH GUIDED VISIT. Reservation required
From 1896 on, Cézanne will paint outdoors, amid the pine trees and ochre rocks of the Bibemus quarries. The trail, showing reproductions of sandstone engravings, will allow a direct checking of the artist favourite theme, Sainte Victoire with the outstanding protected site.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION : 

  • Walking tour
  • Reservation required at the tourist office or on line
  • Language : french
  • Duration : around 1h
  • Shuffle departing from the parking des 3 Bons Dieux to the quarries. Notice the shuffle depart is 40mn before the visit. If you come after 9:20 am, your visit will be cancelled, and no refund will be possible.

Pets are forbidden. Walking shoes advised.


THIS VISIT IS FREE BUT THE SHUFFLE IS REQUIRED (1€20)

 
CAUTION : This visit can be cancelled in case  of closure for forest fire prevention and when shuttle service is not operating : From June to September the Bibemus quarries site is subject to restrictive regulations.

Access to the daily schedule visiting the website there, (view Sainte-Victoire et Concors) from 6pm only.

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GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.53503
Longitude : 5.47552