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Cours Mirabeau

Aix-en-Provence, France
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Southern CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Cours Mirabeau is a grand pedestrian avenue where sidewalk cafes, smart shops, etc. abound in picturesque 17th and 18th century buildings. Vehicles are confined to two narrow lanes in the middle and the expansive remainder is wide and for pedestrians and people eating and/or sipping drinks. It is a fascinating place to people watch at sunset while contemplating whether to... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The perfect stroll at any time of day. The heart of Vieil Aix. Flanked with cafes, restaurants from one side, and daily markets on the other; it promises constant leisure for tourists. The people watcher most wanted spot.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Lots to see and do. Good markets. The little tour train does not run frequently enough . Excellent food shops.

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New York City, New York
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213 reviews 213 reviews
120 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I have seen pictures and read about Aix and talked know people in France that vacation there and had high expectations. After our day in Aix we feel we saw enough. It did not feel like a place we would come back to vacation in. It was very nice and the pastries were good but it seemed a little dirty... More

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the main avenue/boulevard in a lovely city and it's worth a good stroll with lots of shops and restaurants plus several fountains. You can cover the entire kilometre-long distance in minutes or a couple of hours. It's also used several times a week for markets, most stalls showcasing clothes and jewelry. It's used by locals and also by... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Perfect for people watchers. Great market and nice restaurants. There is a real buzz well into the night but it never seems to get over loud or raucous.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We walked up and down this, the main street, and were surprised at the size of the market with a wide variety of stalls. Lots of women's clothes of good quality at reasonable prices. Plenty of benches to sit down and rest and soak up the atmosphere and also of course some lovely fountains.

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Boston
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183 reviews 183 reviews
91 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We liked the tents of crafters. Especially the ginger bread lady and the nut cracking invention, also fun to see the products of the area offered...lavandar, etc. Great people watching too!

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Cockermouth, cumbria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

So much choice, and all looking good. We couldn't try them all. But if you want a picnic, or a snack meal in your aparthotel, Monoprix supermarket has a great selection of foods and wines.

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Quechee, Vermont
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Fun, fun, fun on this main thoroughfare. Walking and watching the parade of shoppers and diners. A huge array of shops and restaurants on wide sidewalks. On some days the vehicular traffic is prohibited for crafters to display and sell their wares.

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