Sunday, April 19, 2009

Cour Mirabeau

A stroll from our hotel to the Cour Mirabeau, the heart of Aix-en-Provence, let us enjoy the architecture of the town still further; notice the iron "birdcage" cupola atop this church, very typical of the region:

Oh, and then there are the patisseries!

Not to mention the farmers' markets, overflowing with beautiful local produce:

Below, at one end of the Cour Mirabeau, a statue of King Rene 1 d'Anjou, upon whose death in 1480 Provence became a part of France:

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