What to expect
If one often thinks of the Marais in Paris when one evokes private mansions, large provincial towns like Aix-en-Provence also abound in architectural wonders of past centuries. In this great city of Bouches-du-Rhône, you can visit the magnificent Hôtel de Caumont
, built under the reign of King Louis XV. This famous building is sumptuously furnished in the rococo style then in vogue, as evidenced by the numerous carved mascarons, the imposing gildings as well as the finely worked fretworked mirrors. The unique salon de musique in France
is the centrepiece. Today, this sumptuous hotel, perfectly restored, hosts a particularly dynamic art center, organizing numerous exhibitions. During the beautiful days, it is a real pleasure to stroll in its French garden. Book your ticket in advance at no extra cost with Ticketeaser.com
Opening hours for the Hôtel de Caumont
The Hotel de Caumont is open every day:
October to April : 10am-6pm
May to September : 10am-7pm (Friday nights until 8.30pm during summer exhibitions)
Last entrance 30 minutes before closing time.
Nicolas de Staël en Provence from 27 April to 23 September 2018
First exhibition on the work of the artist Nicolas de Staël during his stay in Provence between July 1953 and October 1954, with over 100 works to discover.
- During temporary exhibition period: 14€
- Except temporary exhibition period: 6.50€
Reduced Price: (7-17 years old, students, disability card holders, job seekers, holders of the Education Pass and the City Pass Aix en Provence)
- During temporary exhibition period: 10€
- Except temporary exhibition period: 5€
Free for the following :
- Children under 7 years of age
- Holders of an ICOM, ICOMOS or SNELAC card
- Journalists (on presentation of proof of less than 6 months)
Arriving at the Hôtel de Caumont
By car: A7, A46 and A8 motorways (Paris, Lyon, Nice) A54 and A9 (Montpellier, Nîmes, Arles).
By train: Aix-en-Provence and Marseille TGV train stations. Aix-en-Provence TER train station in the city centre less than 5 minutes walk from the Hôtel de Caumont.