Visiting Aix en Provence and its surroundings means taking the time to discover its incredible cultural and artistic heritage which has inspired the greatest. The country of Aix is also a gastronomic land between oil mills, wine estates and local specialties that you will discover during your walks in town or in the perched villages protected by the Sainte Victoire.
What makes this Region special
Protected by the Sainte Victoire mountain, Aix en Provence is a veritable open-air museum. Private mansions, historical monuments such as the Old Archdiocese, the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral or the Vendôme Pavilion, the famous Cours Mirabeau… so many places to admire during your visit to Aix.
City of Art, it has inspired great names in literature and painting, such as Stendhal, Mistral, Zola and Cézanne.
Around this town with its gentle Provençal lifestyle, unspoiled countryside with the Sainte Victoire mountain as a backdrop, a paradise for hikers and climbers. Breathtaking landscapes reminiscent of the master paintings of Cézanne, Picasso and Kandinski.
Well Known Villages near Aix-en-Provence Display all (2)
City of water and city of art, Aix is a city where it is good to stroll. What a delight to discover, around the Cours Mirabeau shaded by its vault of plane trees, a multitude of pretty squares adorned with fountains, to visit museums and art centres! It is also the city of the painter Cézanne.