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Montagne Sainte Victoire

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Address: Route du Tholonet, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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This majestic mountain was the subject of several Paul Cézanne paintings.

This majestic mountain was the subject of several Paul Cézanne paintings.

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NATURE IN THE SUN

If you go on a hot sunny day, go early and take sun cream, hat and lots of water as the temperature can get very hot . Nice trails and easy to follow paint markers on the rocks

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go on a hot sunny day, go early and take sun cream, hat and lots of water as the temperature can get very hot . Nice trails and easy to follow paint markers on the rocks

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful mountain near Aix en Provence, painted by the famous impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. Depending on when you watch at "her", "she" can be grey, blue, pink...you must watch this mountain, but not spoil it. There are protected species, plants, animals.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful vistas, peaceful easy hike (so long as you take the "easy" course). This was one of the highlights of our Provence trip. Highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this on one of our last days in Aix. We took a bus to one of the stops then did a short hike which led us to a tiny village where we took a bus back to Aix. Dress appropriately when going the wind REALLY picks up after the bus drops you... trail markers are marked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a lovely hike with many beautiful vistas. The best part is you are in a forest but still within minutes of central Aix en Provence. Nature abounds! There are many trails blazers take your time and enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A very long yet enjoyable walk for any hiking enthusiast! Main part of the walk is a bit tough so you won't necessarily bring children with you. However do bring great shoes!

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a place! You can walk up from the very bottom or there are car parks placed at various places on the way up. There are beautiful walks of differing difficulties so whether you're a granny, a family with small children or fairly fit it will suit all. Bring a picnic, loads of places to sit and relax with great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

One can drive all the way around the mountain. Beautiful hilly countryside. This is what the Luberon should look like. The drive is not listed in the guidebooks, but can be found on-line. The French like to drive clockwise, so we did as well. Stopped in Vauvenargues, a hillside village behind the mountain, for a pleasant lunch and the best... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Look out for the donkey farm. this is one of the least crowded attractions in Provence. The rock formations are very interesting and the air is great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This mountain will be very familiar to art-lovers, as the great painter Cezanne featured it in dozens of his works. Worth climbing if you have time. If not, just enjoy looking at it, particularly from the south.

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