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The old town of Aix en Provence



Places to see in Aix en Provence photos of our visit and guide

A street in Aix en Provence


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A visit to Aix-en-Provence as a tourist can be a truly unforgettable experience. This vibrant city in the south of France is filled with beautiful architecture, colorful streets, and a unique culture. There is so much to explore and experience in Aix-en-Provence that you may need more than one visit to take in all the sights and sounds.

To start off your trip, why not take a guided walking tour of the city to get acquainted with the main historical sites You can visit the Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, the Granet Museum, or the Pavillon de Vendome to learn more about the citys rich history. Afterwards, make sure to take a stroll through the Cours Mirabeau and the Mazarin district for a taste of the citys vibrant modern culture.

If you are looking for a bit of relaxation, there are plenty of wonderful parks and gardens to explore in Aix-en-Provence. Take a leisurely walk through the beautiful Parc Jourdan or the Parc du Jas de Bouffan and enjoy the stunning views of rolling hills and lush greenery.

When it comes to food, Aix-en-Provence has plenty of delicious options to choose from. Sample some of the citys famous local dishes like bouillabaisse, ratatouille, and socca. Or, for a truly indulgent experience, why not try some of the regions renowned wines and cheeses

Finally, do not forget to take time to explore the beautiful countryside around Aix-en-Provence. Visit some of the nearby villages, take a hike in the nearby mountains, or even take a boat ride on the brilliant blue waters of the Mediterranean.

No matter how you choose to spend your time in Aix-en-Provence, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience.

An old door in Aix en Provence

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Aix has several museums and galleries it holds a antique market on Tues, Thurs & Sat at Place Verdun.

There is also a farmers market with local produce most days.

The town is also famous for its thermal springs.

It can be difficult to park in the old town. You are best parking in the under ground car parks a 10 min walk from the centre.

When we visited Aix we stayed in a Gite about 10 miles out of the town. It was ideal for visiting the town and the small villages in the area.

It is also great to sit by your own pool with a cold drink after a long day in the hot sun.

There are plenty of Gites in the region to pick from like the one in the photo.

Near the village of Lambesc about 10 miles from Aix

Old block of flats Aix en Provence


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The town has a good choice of Hotels, bbs and campsites to stay in.

You can find some of the best Hotel deals here

The area enjoys good weather for most of the year which makes it a popular place to live.

Property price are higher in this area about the same as the UK. You can still find cheaper property in the smaller villages.

If you are flying to France find the best deals on Flights here

The city has lots of places to eat out try this list of restaurants it will give you a guide to prices. A local Map of the area

Visit the studio of famous painter Paul Cezanne. It is about a mile from the town centre at 9, Avenue Paul Cezanne 13090.

If you have a car head down the D17 Route du Tholonet 13100,To see the mountain that featured in many of Cezanne paintings Montagne Sainte Victoire

Google street map narrow street in the town

One of the many Hotels in Aix to pick from

The Hotel Cezanne

hotel in Aix-en-Provence

In the heart of Provence, exceptionally located in the city center, on a calm avenue, 100m from the famous Cours Mirabeau, close to restaurants, shopping, cinemas and museums

Hotel Cezanne Aix en Provence

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One of the many fields of lavender in the Aix en Provence area

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