Guided tour of the Estaque : on the path of painters
Between 1870 and 1910, Estaque was one of the birthplaces of modern painting. Cezanne, Braque, Derain, Dufy, Monticelli, Renoir immortalized this bright and colorful district on their paintings.
This district, where the bastides 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 district which offers an exceptional view over the entire Gulf of Marseille.