Marseilles – L’Estaque
By coach – day trip – approximately 80 km (free highway: A51)
Morning: after breakfast, departure for Marseilles and a guided visit of the “Vieux Port”, the bay, the “Panier quarter” and Goudes.
Possibility of visiting the Art museum and its 19th century Gallery showing the local Provencal landscape painters (Monticelli, Guigou, Olive) or the Cantini museum with works from Marquet, Lombard, Dufy, Camoin, Derain, Matisse, Picasso, Chagall or either the Grobet Labadie museum with the landscapes of Guigou, Loubon, Ziem…
Lunch in one of the restaurants of the “Vieux Port”.
Afternoon: after the meal, departure for “l’Estaque”, a small popular picturesque harbour. Impressionism, fauvism and cubism are three painting adjectives linked with the name “l’Estaque”, which are the bases of modern painting.
Back to Aix-en-Provence, free time for dinner and a visit of the town by night.