Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence

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A wide, bustling boulevard, Cours Mirabeau stretches 440 m (1,500 ft) long and 42 m (130 ft) wide. It has a number of cafes, some more than 100 years old, which were once visited by Nobel laureate Albert Camus. The street's wide sidewalks are planted with double rows of trees. Cool off at the fountains, the largest of which, La Rotonde, lies at one end of the street. The street divides Aix into two portions, the Quartier Mazarin, or the "new town," which extends to the south and west, and the Ville Comtale, the "old town," which lies to the north. Wander from the boulevard to the old town's wide streets and old French mansions dating from the 16th century. Add Cours Mirabeau and other attractions to your Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary using our Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary planner.
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  • I was supposed to be in Aix with my wife for 3 days. But, she got sick and spent 10 days in a coma and 40 total days in the hospital. I spent A LOT of time walking through the streets of Aix and... 
    I was supposed to be in Aix with my wife for 3 days. But, she got sick and spent 10 days in a coma and 40 total days in the hospital. I spent A LOT of time walking through the streets of Aix and...  more »
  • A nice street to walk through, you can shop, eat, look, enjoyt the surroundings an see the various fountains. On the other hand, is it much different from other cities. Not really. So when you are....  more
    A nice street to walk through, you can shop, eat, look, enjoyt the surroundings an see the various fountains. On the other hand, is it much different from other cities. Not really. So when you are....  more »

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