Marseille Guided Tour: The Path of the Painters of l’Estaque
Between 1870 and 1910, the Estaque, neighborhood in Marseille, was one of the birthplaces of modern painting. Cézanne, Braque, Derain, Dufy, Monticelli, Renoir have immortalized this bright and colorful village on their paintings.
This district, where the mansions rub shoulders with the small traditional houses of the workers, has changed a lot since this flourishing artistic period but we still find the same sites so dear to painters.
Follow your guide-lecturer to understand the fascination of artists for this charming and picturesque port which offers an exceptional view over the entire Gulf of Marseille.