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.
Vendôme 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 60m² suite with 100m² 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 300m² 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 10.11 to 20.02.22
Exposition Boris Labbé - l'infini turbulent
From 10.11 to 20.02.22



21 bis Mirabeau-Espace culturel départemental
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From 10.11 to 20.02.22
L'Infini Turbulent
From 10.11 to 20.02.22
Exposition monographique de Boris Labbé
CHRONIQUES is honouring the artist Boris Labbé at the departmental cultural space - 21 bis, Mirabeau and at the Musée des Tapisseries in Aix-en-Provence. This monographic exhibition highlights the div
Espace culturel départemental – 21, bis Mirabeau
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From 03.12 to 06.03.22
L'Infini Turbulent
From 03.12 to 06.03.22
Exposition monographique de Boris Labbé
CHRONIQUES is honouring the artist Boris Labbé at the departmental cultural space - 21 bis, Mirabeau and at the Musée des Tapisseries in Aix-en-Provence. This monographic exhibition highlights the div
Musée des Tapisseries
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Le 22.01.2022
BLACK LIGHT  FLUO & RETRO GAMING
Le 22.01.2022

Pac-Man, Super Mario, Invader and Tetris will all be there. Come and rediscover your gym in an eighties and geek atmosphere. On the program of this adventure: 👾 From 7 p.m.: black out. A
Climb Up Aix Les Milles
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From 02.02 to 05.02.22
Entre2 BIAC
From 02.02 to 05.02.22
Cirque et réalité virtuelle
CHRONICLES continues its collaboration with the International Circus Arts Biennial to present shows in which the hybridization of traditional artistic forms and digital arts are at the heart of the cr
Cité du Livre : Amphithéâtre de la Manufacture et Bibliothèq
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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

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



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