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    Pictorial Travel Blog - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence - City

    Here are some pictures of the beautiful Aix-en-Provence, as part of our coverage blog for the Festival

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    Mairie (Town Hall)

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    Place Richelme

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    Arriving by train, Avignon and the mountains in the distance

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    My hotel, Negre Coste, very comfortable with modern rooms, good service, right in the middle of the main street - 33 Cours Mirabeau, phone + 33 4 42 27 74 22, web site www.hotelnegrecoste.com, reservations contact@hotelnegrecoste.com, I highly recommend it.

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    Main street, Cours Mirabeau

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    Another view of Cours Mirabeau

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    Same, with the festival banners

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    One of the narrow alleys

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    On Cours Mirabeau, a vendor of honey products

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    Place Général de Gaulle

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    The beginning of Cours Mirabeau

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    Sidewalk restaurants

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    Same

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    More narrow alleys in the old town

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    Detail of a religious niche

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    More views of the old town

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    Same

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    A small plaza next to Rue Espariat

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    Another street in old town

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    Restaurant tables in one of the plazas, we see the back of a flat-screen TV, getting ready for the Euro 2016 soccer game in the evening

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    One of the old churches

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    Back to Cours Mirabeau, the other end of it

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    Walking back to the hotel, another sidewalk restaurant

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    Flower market

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    Same

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    Opera does seem to be everywhere here

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    Like I said...

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    Many streets have little flags of the countries playing the Euro 2016 soccer tournament

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    This crowd is watching Portugal vs. Wales (we see the side of the TV through those posts, and we see a French flag and an European one on the facade of the building on the left

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    Last edited by Luiz Gazzola (Almaviva); July 7th, 2016 at 02:02 PM.
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