Aix en Provence

The Bouches du Rhone Departement - Population : 145,763 inh.

puce On highway A7 and route N7, 35 km from Marseille and 30 km from Marseille-Marignane International Airport.

Aix en Provence, square Protected by the Montagne Ste Victoire which rises to 1,011m. Aix is surrounded by a countryside full of authentic Provencal houses and traditional French style gardens.

The name Aix comes from the source discovered when the city was founded in 123b.c. by the Romans.


Aix en Provence cathedral
Aix was the capitol of Provence in the 15th century. Wealthy merchants and local dignitaries helped turn this city into the Florence of Provence as we know it today.
One can find all the beauty of the noble Provence of the17th and 18th centuries: handsome houses of the upper class, private mansions, city squeres bursting with flowers, ancient fountains and shaded narrow streets.
Aix en Provence, fountain
Aix was the inspiration to many of the greatest writers and painters : Guigou, Stendhal, Mistral, Zola, and Cézanne. There is even a special Cezanne tour which one can follow through the streets of Aix stopping at points marked with a C.
As a city of art and culture Aix possesses a wealth of superbe architecture that has been carefully preserved and restored.
Aix en Provence
Walking through the Cours Mirabeau and the Rue Gaston de Saporta one can admire the private mansions with their sculptured doors and windows and the intricate iron work on the balconies.
Discerning shoppers choose the elegant boutiques in the quartier Mazarin.
Each summer the International Festival of Lyric Arts and Music acclaimed prima donnas and maestros in a fabulous selection of singing and music. The Dance Festival is also world reputed.




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puce What to see:

Cathedral St. Sauveur.
The Hôtel de Ville.
The Tour de l'Horloge.
The quartier Mazarin and its narrow streets.
The Granet museum.
Cézanne workshop.
The Cézanne trail.
The Old Aix museum.
Vend˘me Pavilion: French gardens and collections of furniture and art objects.
 Château Paradis

Château Paradis sis a winery of the Coteaux d’Aix en Provence appellation. You will find there red wines with light tannins, light and fruity rosés. Located at 20 minutes from the north of Aix-en-Provence, the estate will show you the diversity of its wines and terroirs with a free tour or tasting. See the winery’s visits


More information on Aix en Provence wine estate.

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puce Leisure activities:

Swimming pool. Horse riding. Golf. Tennis. Squash.
Night Clubs. Theaters.
Walks, hiking.
Museums. Casino. Shopping...

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Bed and breakfast

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- Marseille : 30 km - Avignon : 80 km
170 € - 240 €
LE PAVILLON DE BEAUREGARD
- Marseille : 30 km - Avignon : 80 km
3 luxury and charming bed & breakfast incl a 60m▓ suite with 100m▓ terrace
in a 18th C renovated house
Swimming Pool - 5 ha park - Quiet
Swimming poolAir conditionedWiFi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf nearbyOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Aix en Provence
170 € - 240 €

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Holiday rentals

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- - Marseille : 30 km - Avignon : 80 km
1500 € - 9950 €
PREMIUM Villas Provence
- Marseille : 30 km - Avignon : 80 km
A holiday rentals selection
Specialized real estate agency
Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabledParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsTennis courtGolf nearbyHorseback ridingSpa / JacuzziOpen all year round
Locate on the map of  Aix en Provence
1500 € - 9950 €

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1800 € - 7000 €
Villa Tessa
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Contemporary air-conditioned villa rental 300m▓ 12/14 people 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 6 toilets. Covered furnished terraces. Heated swimming pool, pool house, barbecue, landscaped garden not overlooked, quiet.
Swimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsGolf nearby
1800 € - 7000 €

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsites.

puce Shows and events

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From 26.03 to 21.12.22
Biennial of art and culture
From 26.03 to 21.12.22

Nearly a hundred artistic projects of all kinds, exhibitions, installations, circus, live shows, concerts, literature, poetry, comics, workshops... RVs punctuated by the 4 seasons spring, summer, autumn, winter.
Plusieurs lieux d'Aix en Provence
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From 13.07 to 31.08.22
Un ÚtÚ Ó la Chocolaterie de Puyricard
From 13.07 to 31.08.22

In July and August, the workshops of the chocolate factory of Puyricard open their doors and and present to the visitors the Summer of the Chocolate factory. On the program: Guided tours and gourme
Chocolaterie de Puyricard
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Le 17.09.2022
PILI PILI #2 : GUTS  MOBYLETTE SOUND SYSTEM
Le 17.09.2022
C'est le retour des Pili Pili !
Guts will return the dance accompanied by Mobylette Sound System, all sounded by Massilia Hi-Fi!
6MIC
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From 29.11 to 03.12.22
All Courts Festival
From 29.11 to 03.12.22

High place of discoveries and defense of young creation, this festival of short films is to be watched closely... its reputation as a "revealer" of young talents is well established.
Plusieurs lieux du pays d'Aix en Provence
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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Saint Marc Jaumegarde (6 km), Chateauneuf le Rouge (9 km) and Venelles (10 km).


CÚzanne workshop
CÚzanne workshop
CÚzanne - Sainte Victoire mountain
CÚzanne - Sainte Victoire mountain

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