Théâtre du Jeu de Paume

17-21, rue de l'Opéra
13100 Aix-en-Provence

Use the ‘Carnot’ car park,
about 5 minutes' walk from the theatre
Diabline B
Parking Relais Route des Alpes - Bus 23 > stop Arts et Métiers or Bus 25 > Miollis
Parking Relais Krypton - Bus 16 > stop Miollis
Parking Relais Malacrida - Bus 3 > stop Miollis or Bus M1 > stop Mirabeau Italie


This is where Louis XIV used to play ‘la paume’ – an early type of indoor tennis in 1660. Converted into a theatre during the following century, it is one of the last surviving examples – together with the Théâtre de la Reine in Versailles – of an 18th century Italian-style auditorium. Its plush red velvet décor makes it an ideal venue for intimate operas, contemporary creations, recitals or chamber music concerts.