Cours Mirabeau

Aix-en-Provence Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Cours Mirabeau is the broad tree-lined street in Aix that runs from Place Charles de Gaulle to the statue of King Rene.  Constructed in the 1650s, the chic boulevard was the social hub for the French elite.

The famous French painter Cezanne lived on this famous street as a child.

Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence
Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence

Today, visitors to Aix-en-Provence can enjoy beautiful architecture, mansions, fountains, restaurants and shops along this historic promenade.

Arts and craft fairs are also held along the sidewalks.  Tourists can purchase art and souvenirs at these artisan fairs.

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